New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000

  • repealed
  • New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000: repealed, on 1 July 2022, by section 103(1) of the Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Act 2022 (2022 No 30).
13 National advisory committee on health and disability

(1)

The Minister may appoint a committee established under section 11, to be known as the national advisory committee on health and disability, to advise the Minister on—

(a)

the kinds, and relative priorities, of public health services, personal health services, and disability support services that should, in the committee’s opinion, be publicly funded; and

(b)

other matters relating to public health, including—

(i)

personal health matters relating to public health; and

(ii)

regulatory matters relating to public health; and

(c)

any other matters that the Minister specifies by notice to the committee.

(2)

The advice given by the committee to the Minister under subsection (1) is to be formulated after consultation by the committee with any members of the public, persons involved in the provision of services, and other persons that the committee considers appropriate.

(3)

The committee must, at least once each year, deliver to the Minister a report setting out its advice on the matters referred to in subsection (1)(a) and (b).

(4)

As soon as practicable after giving a notice under subsection (1)(c) or receiving a report under subsection (3), the Minister must present a copy of the notice or report to the House of Representatives.