Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994

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1 Short Title and commencement

(1)

This Act may be cited as the Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994.

(2)

Except as provided in subsection (3), this Act shall come into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

(3)

Part 4 and sections 76(1), 76(2), 81(1), and 81(3) shall come into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

(4)

An order under this section is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 1(3): Part 4 and sections 76(1), (2), 81(1), and (3) brought into force, on 1 July 1996, by clause 2 of the Health and Disability Commissioner Act Commencement Order 1996 (SR 1996/79).

Section 1(4): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).