Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994

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3 Definition of health care provider

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the term health care provider means—

(a)

a person for the time being in charge of providing health care services within the meaning of the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001, in compliance with that Act:

(b)

a controlling authority of a hospital within the meaning of the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992:

(c)
[Repealed]

(d)
[Repealed]

(e)

Children’s Health Camps—The New Zealand Foundation for Child and Family Health and Development:

(f)
[Repealed]

(g)

a manager of a treatment centre within the meaning of the Substance Addiction (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 2017:

(h)

any health practitioner:

(i)

any person who provides ambulance services to the public:

(j)

any person employed by the School Dental Service to carry on the practice of dentistry:

(k)

any other person who provides, or holds himself or herself or itself out as providing, health services to the public or to any section of the public, whether or not any charge is made for those services.

Section 3(a): substituted, on 1 October 2002, by section 58(1) of the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001 (2001 No 93).

Section 3(c): repealed, on 1 October 2002, by section 58(1) of the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001 (2001 No 93).

Section 3(d): repealed, on 1 October 2002, by section 58(1) of the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001 (2001 No 93).

Section 3(e): substituted, on 1 April 2000, by section 8 of the Children’s Health Camps Board Dissolution Act 1999 (1999 No 141).

Section 3(f): repealed, on 1 April 2000, by section 8 of the Children’s Health Camps Board Dissolution Act 1999 (1999 No 141).

Section 3(g): replaced, on 21 February 2018, by section 122(1) of the Substance Addiction (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 2017 (2017 No 4).

Section 3(h): substituted, on 18 September 2004, by section 4 of the Health and Disability Commissioner Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 49).