New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000

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Reprint as at 1 November 2008

New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000

Public Act2000 No 91
Date of assent14 December 2000
Commencementsee section 2


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Health.


Boards of DHBs


Accountability of DHBs

Financial provisions

43 Auditor [Repealed]


Pharmaceutical Management Agency

New Zealand Blood Service

Crown Health Financing Agency

Other provisions

64 Annual plans [Repealed]

68 Auditor [Repealed]

Inquiries and investigations under Commissions of Inquiry Act 1908

Special health inquiries

Assets and liabilities of dissolved entities to vest in publicly-owned health and disability organisations

Transitional provisions relating to annual reports and financial statements of dissolved entities

All positions on boards of DHBs filled by appointment until first elections

Amendments to other Acts

Consequential repeals, revocations, and amendments

Appropriations for purposes of Act

Transitional provisions relating to New Zealand health strategy and New Zealand disability strategy

Reprint notes