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This instrument amends the National Health Security (National Notifiable Disease List) Instrument 2018 to add ‘human coronavirus with pandemic potential’ to the National Notifiable Disease List (NNDL). States and Territories are required to notify the Commonwealth of cases of diseases listed on the NNDL via the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS), which is a national repository of communicable disease data used to inform public health policy and responses to outbreaks.
Administered by: Health
Registered 10 Feb 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Feb-2020
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2020
To be repealed 18 Jun 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

National Health Security (National Notifiable Disease List) Amendment Instrument 2020

I, Professor Brendan Murphy, Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer, make the following Instrument.

Dated 6th February 2020                                             

Professor Brendan Murphy

Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 2

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 2

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 2

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           3

National Health Security (National Notifiable Disease List) Instrument 2018                        3

 


 

 

1  Name

                   This instrument is the National Health Security (National Notifiable Disease List) Amendment Instrument 2020.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences the day after this instrument is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 12(1) of the National Health Security Act 2007.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

National Health Security (National Notifiable Disease List) Instrument 2018

1  Section 6

After Item 25 in the table to subsection 6(1), insert:

25A

Human coronavirus with pandemic potential

 

 

2  After section 6

Insert:

Note: Human coronavirus with pandemic potential ceases to be on the National Notifiable Disease List at the end of the period of 6 months after the National Health Security (National Notifiable Disease List) Amendment Instrument 2020 took effect due to subsection 12(4) of the National Health Security Act 2007.