Infectious and Notifiable Diseases Order 2022

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Infectious and Notifiable Diseases Order 2022

Rt Hon Dame Helen Winkelmann, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of June 2022

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

This order is made under section 3(1)(a) of the Health Act 1956 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Infectious and Notifiable Diseases Order 2022.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 9 June 2022.

3 Principal Act

This order amends the Health Act 1956.

4 Schedule 1 amended

In Schedule 1, Part 1, Section B, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Monkeypox

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order comes into force on 9 June 2022. It amends Schedule 1 of the Health Act 1956 to add monkeypox to the list of infectious diseases notifiable to a medical officer of health.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2019.

Date of notification in Gazette: 8 June 2022.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.