The delegations in this manual come from the requirements of some 20 Acts that are public health related and are administered by the Ministry of Health through such areas as: Public Health Units, local health districts and Public Hospitals, Pharmaceutical Services, Private Health Care Monitoring, The NSW Blood Transfusion Services, The Institute of Forensic Medicine.
Public Health Delegations Manual
Public Health Delegations Index
Where a number appears at the bottom of an amended page [e.g. 59(22/01/14) - amendment number, date instrument was signed, an alteration has been made or a new delegation included.
Amendment 148(24/06/22)Chapter 6 - Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act - Delegations (PH418) and (PH419) are amended to delegate the Secretary's functions as they now appear in clauses 58(2)(b) and 120(2)(b) of the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008.
Amendment 147(29/06/22)Chapter 12 - COVID-19 Pandemic Response - Public Health Act - update of delegations within the chapter. Refer to the attached amendment page for details. Amendment 146(26/05/22)Chapter 12 - COVID-19 Pandemic Response - Public Health Act - two Secretary delegations made under section 61 and section 11 of the Public Health Act 2010 are no longer required. The delegations were revoked by the Secretary 26/5/2022.