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 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.

Current as at: Thursday 30 June 2022