Epidemic Preparedness Act 2006

  • This version was republished on 29 June 2017 to repeal section 17.

Reprint as at 1 March 2017

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Epidemic Preparedness Act 2006

Public Act
 
2006 No 85
Date of assent
 
18 December 2006
Commencement
 
see section 2
Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Health.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Purpose
4Interpretation
5Prime Minister may enable use of special powers
6Parliament must meet if epidemic notice given
7Renewal and modification of epidemic notices
8Activating other measures while epidemic notice in force
9Review of epidemic notices
10Review of epidemic management notices
11Prospective modification of statutory requirements and restrictions to facilitate management of serious outbreaks of disease
12Prospective modification of statutory requirements and restrictions to enable compliance during epidemic
13Application of prospective modifications
14Immediate modification of statutory requirements and restrictions to facilitate management of quarantinable disease
15Immediate modification of statutory requirements and restrictions to enable compliance during epidemic
16Immediate modification orders to be presented to House of Representatives promptly
17Disallowance of immediate modification orders [Repealed]
18When immediate modification orders disallowed
19Disallowance has effect of revocation
20Lapse of notice of motion to disallow immediate modification order [Repealed]
21Notice of resolution to disallow immediate modification order
22Application of Part 3 of Legislation Act 2012
23Areas within which modification orders operate
24Judges may modify rules of court during epidemic
25Certain common law doctrines not affected
26Effect of modification orders on requirements to tell people of their rights
Reprint notes