New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000

11 Ministerial committees

(1)

The Minister may by written notice—

(a)

establish any committee that the Minister considers necessary or desirable for any purpose relating to this Act or its administration or to any services; and

(b)

appoint any person to be a member or chairperson of the committee; and

(c)

terminate the committee or the appointment of a member or chairperson of the committee.

(2)

Every committee established under this section (other than the committees referred to in sections 13 to 16) has the functions that the Minister determines by written notice to the committee.

(3)

Every committee established under this section—

(a)

consists of such members as the Minister determines; and

(b)

may, subject to any written directions that the Minister gives to the committee, regulate its procedure in any manner that the committee thinks fit.

(4)

Each member of a committee established under this section is appointed on any terms and conditions (including terms and conditions as to remuneration and travelling allowances and expenses) that the Minister determines by written notice to the member.

(5)

Nothing in this section or in sections 13 to 16 limits any powers that the Minister has under any other enactment or rule of law.

Section 11(2): amended, on 23 April 2011, by section 6(1) of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 118).

Section 11(5): amended, on 23 April 2011, by section 6(2) of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 118).