B.4 Legislation report

The following is a list of all legislation that the ACT Health Directorate was responsible for during the reporting period:

  • Blood Donation (Transmittable Diseases) Act 1985
  • Drugs of Dependence Act 1989
  • Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Act 1992
  • Food Act 2001
  • Gene Technology Act 2003
  • Gene Technology (GM Crop Moratorium) Act 2004
  • Health Act 1993
  • Health (National Health Funding Pool and Administration) Act 2013
  • Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (ACT) Act 2010
  • Health Professionals Act 2004
  • Health Professionals (Special Events Exemptions) Act 2000
  • Health Records (Privacy and Access) Act 1997
  • Human Cloning and Embryo Research Act 2004
  • Intoxicated People (Care and Protection) Act 1994
  • Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2008
  • Mental Health (Treatment and Care) Act 1994, except parts 8 and 9 and sections 141, 142 and 143
  • Public Health Act 1997
  • Radiation Protection Act 2006
  • Smoke-Free Public Places Act 2003
  • Smoking in Cars with Children (Prohibition) Act 2011
  • Supervised Injecting Place Trial Act 1999, except sections 7, 8 and 13
  • Tobacco Act 1927
  • Transplantation and Anatomy Act 1978.

The following legislation was enacted during the reporting period:

  • Health (National Health Funding Pool and Administration) Act 2013.

The following legislation is awaiting commencement:

  • Food Amendment Act 2012, sections 7, 11 12 and 14.