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

Amendments​

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 124(04/08/20)
Chapter 12 - COVID-19 Pandemic Response - Public Health Act - Minister delegation - amendment to temporary delegation to grant exemptions under the Public Health (COVID-19 Lord Howe Island) Order (No. 3) 2020

 Amendment 123(20/07/20)
Chapter 12 - COVID-19 Pandemic Response - Public Health Act - Minister delegation - determine an "approved condition" for a permit or class of permits under the Public Health (COVID-19 Border Control) Order 2020.

 Amendment 122(16/07/20)
Chapter 8 Public Health Act - Secretary Delegation - Amendment to delegation (PH281,PH291) - Authorised Officers - Appointment and certificate of authority.
Chapter 12 - COVID-19 Pandemic Response - Public Health - Secretary Delegation - New temporary delegation to Department of Customer Service - Restrict or prohibit access to a premises.

Page Updated: Wednesday 5 August 2020