New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000

12 Information about committees to be made public

(1)

As soon as practicable—

(a)

after giving a notice establishing any committee under section 11, the Minister must present to the House of Representatives a copy of the notice that includes or has attached to it the following information:

(i)

the name of the committee; and

(ii)

the number of members of the committee:

(b)

after giving a notice appointing any person to be a member or chairperson of a committee established under section 11, the Minister must present to the House of Representatives a copy of the notice that includes or has attached to it the following information:

(i)

the name of the chairperson of the committee; and

(ii)

the names of the members of that committee.

(2)

As soon as practicable after giving a notice terminating any committee established under section 11, the Minister must present to the House of Representatives a copy of the notice that includes or has attached to it the following information:

(a)

the name of the committee terminated; and

(b)

the reason or reasons for the termination of the committee.

(3)

As soon as practicable after giving a notice under section 11(2) determining a function of a committee established under section 11, the Minister must present to the House of Representatives a copy of the notice that includes or has attached to it the following information:

(a)

the functions of the committee; and

(b)

any other terms of reference or directions (other than directions as to procedure).

(4)

As soon as practicable after giving, under section 11(3)(b), a written direction as to the procedure of a committee established under section 11, the Minister must present to the House of Representatives a copy of the direction.

(5)

In every annual report of the Ministry of Health, the Ministry must—

(a)

give the following information in respect of every committee established under section 11:

(i)

the name of the committee:

(ii)

the name of the chairperson of the committee:

(iii)

the name of every member of the committee; and

(b)

indicate whether there is a committee established under section 11 that has not reported to the Minister in the year to which the report relates.