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 108(20/12/19)
Chapter 1 - Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act; Chapter 6 - Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act; Chapter 8 - Public Health Act; Chapter 9 - Miscellaneous Acts  - Delegations updated to remove delegate title Executive Director Centre for Population Health and delegate to newly created Executive Director positions: Executive Director Population Health and Executive Director Alcohol and Other Drugs.    

 Amendment 107(09/12/19)
Chapter 9 Miscellaneous Acts - new Secretary delegation PH623 under the Abortion Law Reform Act 2019

 Amendment 106(23/09/19)
Chapter 8 Public Health Act - Secretary delegations amended to reflect changes in the Public Health Regulation 2012 to Legionella Control and update delegate titles. 

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