Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Act 2022

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Version as at 13 January 2023

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Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Act 2022

Public Act
2022 No 30
Date of assent
14 June 2022
see section 2

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.


3Purpose of this Act
5Guide to this Act
6Te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi)
7Health sector principles
8Transitional, savings, and related provisions
9Act binds the Crown
10Overview of Minister’s role
11Health New Zealand established
12Board of Health New Zealand
13Objectives of Health New Zealand
14Functions of Health New Zealand
15Health New Zealand must provide information to iwi-Māori partnership boards
16Additional collective duties of board of Health New Zealand
17Māori Health Authority established
18Objectives of Māori Health Authority
19Functions of Māori Health Authority
20Engaging with and reporting to Māori
21Māori Health Authority to support and engage with iwi-Māori partnership boards
22Board of Māori Health Authority
23Removal of members
24Financial operations of Māori Health Authority
25Application of Crown Entities Act 2004 to Māori Health Authority
26Application of Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 to Māori Health Authority
27Application of Public Service Act 2020 to Māori Health Authority
28Application of Public Records Act 2005
29Purpose of iwi-Māori partnership boards
30Functions of iwi-Māori partnership boards
31Recognition of iwi-Māori partnership boards
32Disputes between Health New Zealand, Māori Health Authority, and others
33Overview of important health documents
35Preparation of GPS
36Content of GPS
37GPS must be made available
38Status of GPS
39Health entities must give effect to GPS
40Amending GPS
41New Zealand Health Strategy
42Hauora Māori Strategy
43Pacific Health Strategy
44Health of Disabled People Strategy
45Women’s Health Strategy
46Rural Health Strategy
47Process for making health strategy
48Review and progress of health strategy
49Health entities must have regard to health strategies
50New Zealand Health Plan
51Content of New Zealand Health Plan
52Report of performance against New Zealand Health Plan
53Process for preparing New Zealand Health Plan
54Determination of localities
55Locality plans
56New Zealand Health Charter
57Making of charter
58Report on charter
59Code for consumer and whānau engagement in health sector
60Health entities must act in accordance with code
61Minister may appoint Crown observers
62Minister may dismiss board or appoint commissioner
63Minister may appoint Crown manager for Health New Zealand
64Improvement plan
65Provision of information
66Restrictions on directions under section 103 of Crown Entities Act 2004
68Objectives of Pharmac
69Functions of Pharmac
70Pharmac to consult in implementing objectives and performing functions
71Board of Pharmac to ensure advisory committees
72Publication of notices
73Membership of board of Pharmac
74Exemption from Part 2 of Commerce Act 1986
76Functions of NZBOS
77Membership of board
78Health Quality and Safety Commission
79Objectives of HQSC
80Functions of HQSC
81Membership of board of HQSC
82HQSC may appoint mortality review committees
83Organisation defined
84Responsibility to operate in financially responsible manner
85Public Records Act 2005 to apply
87Ministerial committees
88Information about ministerial committees to be made public
89Hauora Māori Advisory Committee
90Membership of Hauora Māori Advisory Committee
91Listing of organisations in Schedule 2
92National advisory committee on health services ethics
93Expert advisory committee on public health
94Arrangements relating to payments
95Restrictions on notices given under section 94
96Accountability documents
97Director-General may require information from health entities
98Health entities must provide information
99Minister’s approval required for health entity’s dealings with land
100Act must be reviewed every 5 years
101Levies for alcohol-related purposes
103Enactments repealed and revoked
104Consequential amendments

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: