Health Research Council Act 1990

If you need more information about this Act, please contact the administering agency: Ministry of Health
2 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

biomedical research means—


research in the biomedical sciences relevant to human health; and


research into the causes, consequences, diagnosis, and treatment of human illness

Council means the Health Research Council of New Zealand constituted by this Act

health research means research that has or may have relevance to human health; and includes biomedical research and public health research

Minister means the Minister of Health

public health research means research into factors that influence the health of a population; and includes—


research into health systems and health services; and


research into the environmental, socio-economic, cultural, and behavioural factors that determine health status

research committee means a committee established by section 13 or section 15.

Compare: 1950 No 20 s 2; 1956 No 85 s 2(1); 1965 No 29 s 2(2)

Section 2 appointed member: repealed, on 20 December 1991, by section 2 of the Health Research Council Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 153).

Section 2 financial year: repealed, on 25 January 2005, by section 200 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 (2004 No 115).