New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000

5 Training relating to members’ obligations and duties

(1)

A board that has elected or appointed to it a member or members not already familiar with the obligations and duties of a member of a board, Maori health issues, Treaty of Waitangi issues, or Maori groups or organisations in the district of the DHB concerned must fund and, to the extent practicable, ensure the member or members undertake and complete, training approved by the Minister relating to whichever of those matters the member or members are not familiar with.

(2)

Any such board must keep an up-to-date record of the following matters:

(a)

the name of each member of the board:

(b)

the date on which each member of the board most recently came into office as a member of the board:

(c)

any familiarity each member of the board has at that date with the obligations and duties of a member of a board, Maori health issues, Treaty of Waitangi issues, and Maori groups or organisations in the district of the DHB concerned:

(d)

the nature of the training (if any) the board is required by subclause (1) to fund and, to the extent practicable, have any of its members undertake and complete:

(e)

the date that training was completed or, if it is still in progress, the date on which it started and the date by which it is expected to have been completed or, if it has not yet started, the date on which it is expected to start.

(3)

A board asked by the Minister to give him or her a copy of the record must comply with that request as soon as practicable, and no later than 5 working days after the request.