NORFOLK  ISLAND

 

Health Act 1913

No. 15, 1913

Compilation No. 1

Compilation date:    1 July 2016

Includes amendments up to: Norfolk Island Continued Laws Ordinance 2015 (No. 2, 2015)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NORFOLK  ISLAND

 

 

HEALTH ACT 1913

 

 

 

 1. Short title

 2. Parts

 3. Infectious diseases

 4. Notification may state penalty

 5. Cancellation or variation of notification

 6. Effect of notification

     . . . .

 9. Infectious diseases

 10. Person not to spread, etc infectious disease

 11. Burial of body of person with infectious disease

 12. Requirement for vaccination

 13. Exemptions from vaccination

 14. Result of vaccination

 15. Certificate – successful vaccination

 16. Certificate – insusceptible of successful vaccination

 17. Delivery of certificate

 18. No fee to be charged

19. Submission for vaccination and inspection

20. Notification of infectious diseases

21.              Skin penetration procedures – power of health inspector to enter and inspect premises

21B. Obstruction or assault of officer and others

21C. Skin penetration procedures on children

 22. Delegation

 23. Appointment of health inspector

 24.  Powers of inspector

 25. Administrator may make Regulations

   Schedule 1

   Schedule 2

   Schedule 3

 

 

NORFOLK  ISLAND

 

 

 

Health Act 1913

 

 1. This Act may be cited as the Health Act 1913.

 2. This Act is divided in Parts as follows :

Part   1     Infected ports

Part   2    Precautions against spread of disease

Part   3    Vaccination

Part 3A    Skin penetration

Part   4    Administration

Part   5    Regulations.

 3. The Administrator, by notification, may declare any port or place to be a port or place infected with an infectious disease as defined in section 9 and for the preservation of the public health and the prevention of the introduction into and spread of any such disease in Norfolk Island from time to time may issue such notifications as he may deem expedient and necessary —

(a) in respect of vessels arriving from any such infected port or place or which he has reason to believe have arrived from such port or place;

(b) in respect of any persons (including the officers and crews of such vessels), and articles on board such vessels, or which are being or have been removed therefrom, and prohibiting or regulating the landing of such persons and articles on Norfolk Island; and

(c) for the purpose of separating and keeping separate from other persons any persons infected with or suspected to be infected with any such disease, or who have been in contact with or exposed to infection from a person so infected or suspected to be infected.

Notification may state penalty

 4. The Administrator may in any such notification state a penalty not exceeding 20 penalty units for any breach thereof, and any such penalty may be recovered in a summary way before the Chief Magistrate.

 5. The Administrator, by notification, may cancel or vary any notification issued by him under this Act.

 

 6. Every notification as aforesaid shall be under the hand of the Administrator, and shall take effect on and after the day on which a copy of the said notification has been published in the Gazette.

 

. . . .

Infectious diseases

 9. The diseases listed in Schedule 4 and such other diseases as the Minister may proclaim by notice in the Gazette to be infectious diseases are infectious diseases for the purposes of this Part.

 10. Any person who —

(a) while suffering from any such infectious disease exposes himself without proper precautions against spreading the said disease in any house, church, chapel, school, or public place; or

(b) being in charge of any person so suffering exposes such sufferer; or

(c) gives, lends, sells, transmits, removes, or exposes without previous disinfection any bedding, clothing, rags, or other things which have been exposed to infection from any such disease,

shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding 20 penalty units and, in the case of a continuing offence, shall be liable in addition to a penalty not exceeding 2 penalty units for every day after the first day during which the offence continues, unless such person satisfy the Court that he was ignorant of the existence of such disease:

 Provided that no proceedings under this section shall be taken against persons transmitting or removing with the sanction of the health officer, and with proper precautions, any bedding, clothing, rags, or other things for the purpose of having the same disinfected or destroyed.

 11. (1) No person shall, without the sanction in writing of the health officer, retain unburied for more than 36 hours the body of any person who has died of any infectious disease.

 (2) No part of the body of any person so dying shall be exposed to view unless the health officer certifies in writing that proper precautions have been taken to prevent the spread of the disease.

 (3) The body of any person so dying shall not be removed from the room where such person died except for the purpose of burial.


 (4) It shall be the duty of the occupier of the building or place where the body is, and if there be no occupier, it shall be the duty of the owner, to carry out the provisions of this section, and on failure to do so he shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding 20 penalty units, and, in the case of a continuing offence, shall be liable in addition to a penalty not exceeding 2 penalty units for every day after the first day during which the offence continues.

 12. Subject to the exemptions hereinafter provided, every person in Norfolk Island shall submit himself or herself, or in case of a child under the age of 12 years, shall be submitted by one of his parents, or by his guardian, for vaccination by the Government Medical Officer under this Part of this Act as follows :

(a) Children born at Norfolk Island shall be submitted for vaccination within 6 months after birth.

(b) Any person landing at Norfolk island from a vessel shall submit himself, or be submitted, for vaccination at the expiration of such time from his landing, as may be notified by the Minister.

 13. The following persons are exempted from vaccinations under this Part of this Act:

(a) A person who is proved to the satisfaction of the Government Medical Officer to have had smallpox.

(b) A person who is proved to the satisfaction of the Government Medical Officer to have within the previous 3 years been successfully vaccinated, or to have been within the same period twice unsuccessfully vaccinated, and to the insusceptible of successful vaccination.

(c) If the Government Medical Officer is of opinion that vaccination would be prejudicial to the health of any person, he shall give such person a certificate to that effect, which shall be in force for the period therein mentioned, not exceeding 2 months, but may be renewed for any period.  Such certificate, while in force, shall exempt the holder from vaccination under this Act.  On the expiry of such certificate, or of the last of such certificates, the exemption shall cease.

(d) A person intending to stay in Norfolk Island for a limited time only may obtain from the Minister or any person authorised by him in that behalf, an order, which shall exempt him from vaccination under these laws during such time as may be specified therein.

 14. On the eighth day after vaccination has been performed, the person vaccinated shall submit himself, or the parent or guardian of a child under 12 years of age, shall cause such child to be submitted to the Government Medical Officer for inspection, in order to ascertain the result of the operation.  If the vaccination is unsuccessful, the said person or child shall submit himself, or be submitted, to be again vaccinated and inspected.

 15. The Government Medical Officer shall, immediately after the successful vaccination by him of any person, make out and deliver to such person, or his parent or guardian, a certificate in the form of Schedule 1.

 16. If the said officer finds that a person whom he has twice unsuccessfully vaccinated is insusceptible of successful vaccination, or that a person brought to him for vaccination has already had smallpox, he shall make out and deliver to such person, or to his parent or guardian, a certificate in the form of Second Schedule.

 17. Where such officer delivers any certificate under this Act, he shall make out a duplicate of such certificate and forward it to the Minister, or to such person as he may direct.  Such duplicate shall be filed, and the particulars thereof shall be entered in a book in such manner as the Minister may prescribe.

 18. No fee shall be charged by the Government Medical Officer for vaccination, or revaccination, or for making out and delivering a certificate in pursuance of this Part.

 19. (1) The Minister may cause to be served on any person a notice in the form of Schedule 3, requiring him to submit himself, or cause his child to be submitted, to the Government Medical Officer for vaccination and for inspection under this Part.

  (2) Where the person to be vaccinated or inspected is of or over the age of 12 years, the notice shall be served on such person, and shall require him to submit himself for vaccination and inspection.

  In any such notice a time and place may be appointed for such vaccination and inspection.

  Where such person is a child under the age of 12 years, the notice shall be served on his parent or guardian requiring him to cause the child to be submitted for vaccination and inspection.

  (3) If the person so served with such notice fails to submit himself, or to cause his child to be submitted, for vaccination or inspection in accordance with such notice, he shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding 50 cents, or to be imprisoned for a term not exceeding one day.


Notification of infectious diseases

 20. (1) As soon as practicable after a medical practitioner, upon examining or treating a patient, forms a belief that the patient is suffering from an infectious disease or has symptoms of an infectious disease, the medical practitioner must give the medical superintendent notice of the belief (an infectious disease notice”).

  (2) An infectious disease notice shall state—

  (a) the nature of the disease or the nature of the symptoms;

  (b) the date of onset of the disease or symptoms and the date on which the medical practitioner formed the belief; and

  (c) the name, address, age, sex, occupation and ethnic origin of the patient.

  (3) Information stated in the infectious disease notice may—

  (a) be founded on information provided by any person; and

  (b) instead of stating the name and address of a person, contain a reference to a code from which that person’s name and address can be provided by the person giving the notice if that person is required by the Medical Superintendent to give information pursuant to subsection (4).

  (4) The Medical Superintendent may require a person required by this section to give a notice to the Medical Superintendent, to give the Medical Superintendent relevant information the Medical Superintendent specifies for the purpose of preventing the outbreak or occurrence of an infectious disease or suppressing an infectious disease.

  (5) The person shall not fail to give information the person is required to give pursuant to subsections (1) or (4).

  Penalty:  10 penalty units

  (6) (a) A person suspected by a medical practitioner to be suffering from or to have been exposed to an infectious disease shall comply with directions by the Medical Superintendent—

   (i) to enter or remain in the hospital or temporary isolation place; or

   (ii) to submit to any reasonable examination, test or treatment in respect of that infectious disease.


   (b) A person admitted to the hospital or temporary isolation place under paragraph (i) shall remain there for as long as, in the opinion of the Medical Superintendent, is necessary—

   (i) for the person’s proper isolation and treatment; or

   (ii) for determining whether the person is suffering from an infectious disease.

  (7) The Medical Superintendent may make an order (a “detention order”) that a person who fails to comply with a direction under subsection (6) be detained in the hospital or temporary isolation place specified in the order.

  (8) A detention order under subsection (7)—

   (a) shall be directed generally to all police officers;

   (b) shall be sufficient authority for—

   (i) any police officer to take the person in respect of whom the order is issued to the hospital or temporary isolation place specified in it; and

   (ii) the person in charge of the hospital or place to detain the person in accordance with this subsection.

 (9) The Medical Superintendent may make an order transferring a person from a place to which the person has been admitted or taken under subsection (6) or subsection (7) to a hospital or temporary isolation place specified in the order.

 (10) (a) Without limiting the power to make Regulations under section 25, the Administrator may make Regulations providing or about —

   (i) preventing the outbreak or occurrence of an infectious disease; or

   (ii) suppressing an infectious disease; or

   (iii) examination or treatment, or examination and treatment of persons having or suspected of having an infectious disease; or

   (iv) requiring those persons to not work in prescribed works and the conditions on which they may commence or resume working in the works.


PART 3A   SKIN PENETRATION

Skin penetration procedures ─ power of health inspector to enter and inspect premises

 21. (1) If the health inspector believes on reasonable grounds that premises are used for the carrying on of skin penetration procedures he or she may enter the premises and do any one or more of the following on those premises ─

  (a) inspect the premises;

  (b) make inquiries of any person found on the premises;

  (c) examine, inspect or test any apparatus, equipment or works;

  (d) take and remove samples of any substance or other thing;

  (e) require the samples referred to in paragraph (d) to be taken and given to the health inspector or another person or to the Medical Superintendent;

  (f) take such photographs, films and audio, video and other recordings as the health inspector considers necessary;

  (g) require records to be produced for inspection;

  (h) examine, inspect and copy any records;

  (j) make such other examinations, inquiries and tests as the health inspector considers necessary including requesting a person apparently under the age of 18 years to state their age, and a person carrying out skin penetrations to produce a written consent for carrying out such a procedure on a child under that age.

  (2) Section 21A (Powers of entry) applies in relation to the exercise of powers conferred by this section.

  (3) In this section, “skin penetration procedure” means any of the following procedures

  (a) acupuncture;

  (b) tattooing;

  (c) ear piercing;

  (d) hair removal;

  (e) any other procedure (whether medical or not) that involves skin penetration;

  (f) any other procedure prescribed by the Regulations;

 but does not include


  (g) a procedure carried out in the practice of medicine or dentistry by 

   (i) a registered medical practitioner (within the meaning of the Health Practitioners Act 1983); or

   (ii) a registered health practitioner (within the meaning of the Health Practitioners Act 1983) who is registered in the dental health profession; or

   (iii) a person acting under the direction of such a practitioner; or

  (h) any other procedure prescribed by the regulations.

  (4) A health inspector may order that premises in which skin penetration procedures are being carried on without being registered in accordance with Regulations or in breach of this Act or the Regulations, may order the premises closed and may require such assistance of a member of the police force as may be necessary in order to enforce that order.

  (5) Failure to comply with an order under subsection (4) is an offence.

  Penalty ─ 5 penalty units.

(6)               A person affected by an order under subsection (4) may, within 7 days of the issue of the order, apply to the Court of Petty Sessions to remove or vary the order.

Powers of entry

 21A. (1) A power conferred by this Act to enter premises, or to make an inspection or take other action on premises, may not be exercised unless the person proposing to exercise the power

  (a) is in possession of a certificate of authority; and

  (b) gives reasonable notice to the occupier of the premises of intention to exercise the power, unless the giving of notice would defeat the purpose for which it is intended to exercise the power; and

  (c) exercises the power at a reasonable time, unless it is being exercised in an emergency; and

  (d) produces the certificate of authority if required to do so by the occupier of the premises; and

  (e) uses no more force than is reasonably necessary to effect the entry or make the inspection.

  (2) A certificate of authority must

  (a) state that it is issued under the Health Act 1913; and

  (b) give the name of the person to whom it is issued; and

  (c) describe the nature of the powers conferred and the source of the powers; and

  (d) state the date, if any, on which it expires; and

  (e) describe the kind of premises to which the power extends; and

  (f) bear the signature of the person by whom it is issued and state the capacity in which the person is acting in issuing the certificate.

  (3) If damage is caused by a person exercising a power to enter premises, a reasonable amount of compensation is recoverable as a debt owed by the employer of the person to the owner of the premises unless the occupier obstructed the exercise of the power.

  (4) If goods are taken from premises by a person who exercises a power to enter the premises, a person otherwise entitled to possession of the goods is, as far as is practicable, to be allowed access to the goods.

  (5) In this section, “certificate of authority” means a certificate that, to enable a person to exercise a power conferred by this Act, is issued to the person by the Minister.

Obstruction or assault of officers and others

 21B. (1) A person who intimidates or wilfully obstructs or hinders another person exercising, or attempting to exercise, a function conferred or imposed on the other person by this Act is guilty of an offence.

 (2) A person who assaults an health inspector in the course of the exercise by the inspector of his or her duties under this Act or the regulations is guilty of an offence.

  Penalty: 20 penalty units.

Skin penetration procedures on children

 21C. A person must not carry out a skin penetration procedure on a child under the age of 18 years without the written consent of the parent or guardian of the child.

Penalty: 100 penalty units.

Delegation

 22. (1) The Minister may, either generally or otherwise as provided by the instrument of delegation, by writing under his hand, delegate all or any of his powers and functions under the Regulations.

  (1A) A power or function so delegated may be exercised or performed by the delegate in accordance with the instrument of delegation.

  (2) A delegation under subsection 22(1) is revocable at will and does not prevent the Minister from exercising a power, or performing a function, that has been so delegated.


Appointment of health inspector

 23. The Minister may, by instrument in writing under his hand, appoint a person to be a health inspector.

Powers of inspector

 24. (1) In this section, “health inspector” means —

(a) the Minister;

(b) a person to whom a power or function of the Minister has been delegated under section 22; or

(c) a person appointed under section 23.

  (2) For the purpose of enforcing the Regulations, a health inspector may, at any reasonable time, enter on and inspect any land or premises and do all or any of the following things :

(a) inspect anything on the land or premises;

(b) take samples of water; and

. . . .

(d) request a person to produce for inspection any certificate required by the Regulations to be held by that person.

  (3) A health inspector shall, before entering on land or premises under subsection 24(2) —

(a) identify himself to the occupier of the land or premises; and

(b) in the case of a health inspector who is not the Minister - produce to the occupier his instrument of appointment as a health inspector.

unless, at the relevant time, the land is, or the premises are, unoccupied or the occupier is absent.

  (4) Where a health inspector has reasonable grounds for believing, and does in fact believe —

(a) that an article, being an implement, towel, cloth or receptacle (other than a fixture) that is being used, or appears to have been used or to be for use, in connection with the business of a hairdressing establishment, affords evidence;

(b) that examination and testing of an article referred to in paragraph 24(4)(a) is likely to provide evidence; or

(c) that examination, testing and analysing of a sample taken from any liquid or substance that is being used, or appears to have been used or to be for use, in connection with the business of a hairdressing establishment is likely to provide evidence,

concerning the commission of an offence against the regulations, the health inspector may remove the article from the establishment or may take samples, for examination, testing and analysing, of the liquid or substance, as the case may be.

  (4A) Where a health inspector removes an article from a hairdressing establishment under subsection 24(4), he shall cause the article to be returned to the occupier of the establishment —

(a) if, before the expiration of 14 days after its removal, it is found that the article will not be required for use in connection with a prosecution for an offence against the Regulations - as soon as practicable after it is so found; or

(b) in any other case - within 14 days after its removal unless a prosecution for an offence against the Regulations has been instituted before the expiration of that period and the article is required for use in connection with the prosecution.

  (5) A person who —

(a) hinders or obstructs a health inspector in the exercise of his powers in accordance with this section; or

(b) being in possession of a certificate required by the Regulations to be held by him, fails without reasonable excuse to produce it on the request of a health inspector given in accordance with this section,

is guilty of an offence and is punishable, upon conviction, by a fine not exceeding $50.

Government Medical Officer

 24A. In this Act, “Government Medical Officer” and “medical superintendent” means the person appointed to be the Medical Superintendent under section 23A of the Norfolk Island Hospital Act 1985 or if the Medical Superintendent is for any reason unable to act, the Deputy Medical Superintendent appointed under that section.

 25. (1) The Administrator may make Regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, making provision for or in relation to all or any of the following matters :

(a) the prevention of disease;

(b) the maintenance of health;

(c) the registration and control of hairdressers and hairdressing establishments;

(ca) the registration and control of skin penetration procedures and premises;

(d) sanitation;

(e) drainage;

(f) the construction of wells, the prevention of pollution of water and the maintenance of the purity of water supplies;

(g) the disposal of garbage, refuse and night-soil;

(h) the housing of birds and animals and the conditions subject to which they may be kept;

(i) the destruction of animals and birds found to be diseased;

(j) the control and destruction of vermin;

(k) the abatement of nuisances that are, or are likely to be, injurious or prejudicial to health;

(l) the disposal of dead animals and birds; and

(m) the fees payable in respect of services provided, approval granted, and registration effected, under the Regulations.

  (2) The Regulations may provide that persons authorised by the Minister may enter on land or premises, together with their workmen and equipment, and perform work and do acts necessary for compliance with the Regulations.

  (3) The Regulations may provide for a fine not exceeding 5 penalty units for a contravention or breach of the Regulations.

  (4) The Regulations may provide for the payment by the Administration of compensation for damage resulting from an exercise of his powers under the Regulations.

________

I,                                                                                           , Government Medical Officer,

certify that                                    , aged            , has been successfully vaccinated by me.

Dated the                                       day of                                                            , 20  .

 Government Medical Officer

 Norfolk Island

________

I,                                                                                  , Government Medical Officer, certify that I have twice unsuccessfully vaccinated                                                      , aged                        [or that the said person has had smallpox (as the case may be)], and that the said person is insusceptible of successful vaccination.

Dated the                                       day of                                                            , 20  .

 Government Medical Officer

 Norfolk Island

________

 

I, the undersigned, hereby give notice that I require you to submit yourself [or to cause your child, named                                          , to be submitted] to vaccination within the time prescribed by law, and that on the same day in the following week after vaccination, you submit yourself [or cause the said child to be submitted] to the Government Medical Officer for inspection, as provided by law; and that, in default of so doing, you will be liable to the penalties provided by law.

Dated the                                       day of                                                            , 20  .

 Minister

 Norfolk Island


SCHEDULE 4

(Section 9)

Infectious diseases

 

Diseases or conditions caused by viral infections ─

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Arbovirus infections, including: Australian arbo encephalitis

Barmah Forest Virus Disease

Dengue fever

Japanese encephalitis

Kunjin

Ross River Virus Disease

Sindbis

Yellow fever

Coxsackie virus infections including: Epidemic Myalgia Herpangina

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Cytomegalovirus infections

Echovirus infections

Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis

Erythema infectiosum (Fifth Disease)

Hendra virus

Hepatitis-viral (all forms)

Herpes simplex virus infections (Types 1 and 2) including: Cold sores Congenital herpes infection

Genital herpes

Human papilloma virus infections including: Common warts Genital warts

Human retrovirus infections including those caused by: HIV Types I and II

HTLV Type I and all other forms

Infectious mononucleosis (also known as Glandular fever or Epstein-Barr Virus mononucleosis)

Influenza

Lyssavirus

Measles

Menangle virus

Molluscum contagiosum

Mumps

Nipah virus

Orf (Human)

Poliomyelitis

Rabies

Roseola infantum

Rotavirus infections

Rubella - including congenital rubella

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Smallpox

Varicella-Zoster infections including Chicken pox and Shingles (Herpes zoster)

Viral encephalitis

Viral gastroenteritis

Viral Haemorrhagic fevers including: Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever Ebola disease Lassa fever Marburg disease

Viral meningitis

 

Diseases or conditions caused by bacterial infections ─

Actinomycosis

Acute bacterial conjunctivitis

Anthrax

Bacterial meningitis

Botulism

Brucellosis

Campylobacter infections

Chancroid

Cholera

Clostridium food poisoning

Diphtheria

Donovanosis

Escherichia coli infections, including the syndrome Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (HUS)

Gonococcal infections including: Gonorrhoea Ophthalmia neonatorum

Haemophilus influenzae infections including: Epiglottitis H. influenzae meningitis

Impetigo

Legionellosis, including:Legionnaires' Disease Pontiac fever

Leprosy

Listeriosis

Meningococcal infections, including: Meningococcal Meningitis Meningococcaemia Mycobacterial

infections (other than those caused by M. tuberculosis and M. leprae)

 

Mycoplasma infections including: Primary atypical pneumonia

Paratyphoid fever

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Plague

 

Pseudomonas infections including: Melioidosis Salmonellosis Shigellosis (Bacillary dysentery)

Staphylococcal infections including: Staphylococcal food poisoning

Toxic Shock Syndrome

 

Streptococcal infections including: Erysipelas Group B Streptococcal disease

 of the newborn

Scarlet fever

Tetanus

Tuberculosis

Tularaemia

Typhoid fever

Ureaplasma urealyticum infections

Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections

Yersiniosis

 

Diseases or conditions caused by chlamydial infections

Chlamydia trachomatis infections including: Chlamydia pneumoniae

Inclusion conjunctivitis

Lymphogranuloma venereum

Non-gonococcal urethritis

Trachoma

Psittacosis (Ornithosis)

 

Diseases or conditions caused by spirochaetal infections ─

Leptospirosis

Lyme Disease

Relapsing fever including: Louse-borne relapsing fever

Tick-borne relapsing fever

Syphilis (all forms)

 

Diseases or conditions caused by rickettsial infections

Q fever

Typhus fever including: Epidemic louse-borne typhus fever Flea borne typhus (endemic typhus) Scrub typhus

 

Diseases or conditions caused by fungul infections

Aspergillosis

Blastomycosis

Candidiasis

Coccidoidamycosis

Cryptococcosis

Dermatophytosis (Ringworm)

Histoplasmosis

Sporotrichosis


Diseases or conditions caused by protozoan infections

Amoebiasis

Cyclosporiasis

Cryptosporidiosis

Giardiasis

Malaria

Pneumocystis carinii infections

Primary amoebic meningo-encephalitis

Toxoplasmosis

Trichomonas infections

 

Diseases or conditions caused by helminthic infections

Ancylostomiasis (Hookworm infections)

Cysticercosis

Filariasis

Hydatid disease

Pinworm infections

Roundworm infections

Schistosomiasis

Taeniasis (Tapeworm infections) including: Taenia solium (pork tapeworm) infections

Taenia saginata (beef tapeworm) infections

Toxocariasis

Trichinosis

Whipworm infections

 

Diseases or conditions of ectoparasites

Myiasis Pediculosis Scabies

 

Diseases or conditions caused by multiple aetiology

Food-borne or water-borne illness (2 or more related cases)

 


The Health Act 1913 as shown in this consolidation comprises Act No. 15 of 1913 and amendments as indicated in the Tables below.

Enactment

Number and year

Date of commencement

Application saving or transitional provision

Health Law 1913

15, 1913

24.12.13

 

 

 

 

 

Health Act 1930

3, 1930

9.2.31

 

 

 

 

 

Health Act 1933

4, 1933

13.11.33

 

 

 

 

 

Amendments Incorporation Act 1963

2, 1963

28.3.63

 

 

 

 

 

Ordinances Revision Act 1964

6, 1964

30.6.64

6

 

 

 

 

Health Act 1969

8, 1969

31.10.69

 

 

 

 

 

Health Act 1970

2, 1970

14.5.70

 

 

 

 

 

Ordinances Citation Act 1976

11, 1976

25.11.76

 

 

 

 

 

Ordinances Revision Act 1979

13, 1979

7.8.79

5

 

 

 

 

Health (Amendment) Act 1985

16, 1986

29.5.86

 

 

 

 

 

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) (No. 3) Act 1986

35, 1986

4.12.86

 

 

 

 

 

Statute Law Revision (Self-Government) No. 3 Act 1991

15, 1991

1.11.91

 

 

[Previously consolidated as at 25 July 2002]

 

Health (Amendment) Act 2006

17, 2006

30.6.06

 

 

[Previously consolidated as at 4 July 2006]

 

Interpretation (Amendment) Act 2012

[to substitute throughout —Commonwealth Minister for Minister; and to substitute Minister for executive member]

14, 2012

28.12.12

 

 

[Previously consolidated as at 26 February 2013]

 

 

Ordinance

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provision

Norfolk Island Continued Laws Amendment Ordinance 2015
(No. 2, 2015)
(now cited as Norfolk Island Continued Laws  Ordinance 2015 (see F2015L01491))

17 June 2015 (F2015L00835)

18 June 2015 (s 2(1) item 1)

Sch 1 (items 344, 345)

as amended by

 

 

 

Norfolk Island Continued Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 2) Ordinance 2016
(No. 5, 2016)

10 May 2016 (F2016L00751)

Sch 4 (item 22): 1 July 2016 (s 2(1) item 4)

 

 

ad = added or inserted

am = amended

rep = repealed

rs = repealed and substituted

Provisions affected

How affected

1

am

2, 1963; 6, 1964; 8, 1969; 2, 1970; 11, 1976

2

am

6, 1964; 8, 1969

3

am

3, 1930; 6, 1964; 13, 1979; 17, 2006

4

am

8, 1969; 17, 2006

5

am

6, 1964

6

am

17, 2006

7

rep

13, 1979

8

am

6, 1964

 

rep

13, 1979

9

am

3, 1930; 13, 1979; 15, 1991

 

rs

17, 2006

10

am

4, 1933; 8, 1969

11

am

4, 1933; 8, 1969

12

am

6, 1964; 15, 1991

13

am

6, 1964; 13, 1979; 15, 1991

17

am

6, 1964; 15, 1991

18

am

6, 1964

19

am

6, 1964; 8, 1969; 15, 1991

20

am

8, 1969

 

rs

17, 2006

21

am

6, 1964

 

rep

13, 1979

 

ad

17, 2006

 

am

Ord No 2, 2015 (as am by Ord No 5, 2016)

21A

ad

17, 2006

21B

ad

17, 2006

21C

ad

17, 2006

22

ad

8, 1969

 

am

2, 1970; 35, 1986; 15, 1991

23

ad

8, 1969

 

am

15, 1991

24

ad

8, 1969

 

am

2, 1970; 15, 1991

24A

ad

17, 2006

25

ad

8, 1969

 

am

13, 1979; 15, 1991

25

am

16, 1986; 17, 2006

Schedule 3

am

15, 1991

Schedule 4

ad

17, 2006