Legislation

The work carried out by the Public Health Unit focuses on improving the health and well being of the whole population. This work is carried out under the framework of many Acts and Regulations. These Acts and Regulations include:

  • Public Health Act 2010
  • Public Health Regulation 2012
  • Public Health (General) Regulation 2012
  • Public Health (Swimming Pools and Spas) Regulation 2012
  • Public Health (Microbial Control) Regulation 2012
  • Public Health (Disposal of Bodies) Regulation 2012
  • Public Health (Skin Penetration) Regulation 2012
  • Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2008
  • Smoke Free Environment Act 2000
  • Smoke Free Environment Regulation 2009
  • Fluoridation Of Public Water Supplies Act 1957
  • Fluoridation Of Public Water Supplies Regulation 2012

Current versions of legislation are able to be accessed at the following websites: