Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992

Health and safety medical practitioners

  • Heading: replaced, on 16 December 2013, by section 22 of the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).

34 Appointment of health and safety medical practitioners
  • (1) WorkSafe may appoint any medical practitioner to be a health and safety medical practitioner.

    (2) A health and safety medical practitioner shall exercise the powers of a health and safety medical practitioner subject to the directions and conditions (if any) for the time being imposed by WorkSafe.

    (3) Every health and safety medical practitioner shall have a certificate of appointment, in a form approved by WorkSafe.

    (4) A health and safety medical practitioner ceases to be a health and safety medical practitioner on ceasing to be a medical practitioner.

    Section 34 heading: amended, on 16 December 2013, by section 22 of the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).

    Section 34(1): replaced, on 16 December 2013, by section 22 of the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).

    Section 34(2): amended, on 16 December 2013, by section 22 of the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).

    Section 34(3): amended, on 16 December 2013, by section 22 of the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).

    Section 34(4): substituted, on 18 September 2004, by section 175(1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48).

    Section 34(4): amended, on 16 December 2013, by section 22 of the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (2013 No 94).