New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000

Before its repeal, this Act was administered by: Ministry of Health
  • repealed
  • New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000: repealed, on 1 July 2022, by section 103(1) of the Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Act 2022 (2022 No 30).
14 Public health advisory committee

(1)

The national advisory committee on health and disability must establish a committee called the public health advisory committee to provide independent advice to the Minister and to the national advisory committee on health and disability on the following matters:

(a)

public health issues, including factors underlying the health of people and communities:

(b)

the promotion of public health:

(c)

the monitoring of public health:

(d)

any other matters the national advisory committee on health and disability specifies by notice to the committee.

(2)

The advice given by the public health advisory committee is to be formulated after consultation by the committee with any interested organisation or individual that the committee considers appropriate.

(3)

The Minister must make publicly available, and present to the House of Representatives, a copy of any advice given by the public health advisory committee.