Health Sector (Transfers) Act 1993

Version as at 28 October 2021

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Health Sector (Transfers) Act 1993

Public Act
1993 No 23
Date of assent
10 May 1993
See section 1(2), (3), (4)

Act name: amended, on 1 January 2001, by section 4(2) of the Health Sector (Transfers) Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 92).


The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Health.


Title [Repealed]
1Short Title and commencement
2APurposes of this Act
3Act to bind the Crown
4Transfer of assets and liabilities by agreement
5Transfer of assets and liabilities by Order in Council
6Application of transfer to third parties
7Transfer of area health board loans and sinking funds
8Taxation consequences of transfers of assets and liabilities
9Further provisions applying to transfer of assets and liabilities
10Assets to remain subject to trusts
11Assets held in trust
11APower of DHB to deal with trust land
11BPower of Minister of Health to cancel Crown endowment
11CPower of DHB to apply proceeds of sale of Crown endowment land
11DSaving in respect of Charitable Trusts Act 1957
11EHealth sector reserves
11FSaving in respect of Public Works Act 1981
11GSaving in respect of Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act 1995 and Ngāi Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998
11HPart 4A of Conservation Act 1987
12Transfer of employees by agreement or Order in Council
13Restrictions on redundancy and other entitlements
14National Provident superannuation schemes
15Application of Government Superannuation Fund Act 1956
16Establishment of Unit [Repealed]
17Functions of Unit [Repealed]
18Board of Unit [Repealed]
19Unit to be Crown entity [Repealed]
20Directions [Repealed]
21Further provisions applying to Unit [Repealed]
22Abolition of area health boards [Repealed]
23Repeal of enactments relating to area health boards
24Repeal of Part 2 of Social Security Act 1964
26Amendments to Disabled Persons Community Welfare Act 1975 [Repealed]
27Amendments to Public Finance Act 1989
28Amendments to Building Act 1991
29Application of Commerce Act 1986 [Repealed]
30Amendments to Ombudsmen Act 1975
31New sections substituted [Repealed]
32Amendments to other Acts
Title [Repealed]

Title: repealed, on 1 January 2001, by section 3 of the Health Sector (Transfers) Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 92).