Public Health Act 2010 No 127

Effective date Publication date Amendments included Notes
24 March 2021 24 March 2021 2021 No 4
18 December 2020 18 December 2020 2020 (SI 749)
11 December 2020 11 December 2020 2020 No 30
27 October 2020 27 October 2020 2020 No 32
22 June 2020 22 June 2020 2020 (SI 296)
14 May 2020 14 May 2020 2020 No 5
25 March 2020 25 March 2020 2020 No 1
20 March 2020 20 March 2020 2020 (SI 107)
21 January 2020 21 January 2020 2020 (SI 17)
28 February 2019 28 February 2019 2019 (SI 93)
16 November 2018 16 November 2018 2018 (SI 644)
01 July 2018 01 July 2018 2017 No 17
29 June 2018 29 June 2018 2018 No 25
15 June 2018 15 June 2018 2018 No 25
2018 No 26
30 May 2018 30 May 2018 2018 No 22
01 May 2018 01 May 2018 2017 No 43
01 April 2018 01 April 2018 2017 No 43
08 January 2018 08 January 2018 2017 No 50
01 January 2018 01 January 2018 2017 No 43
01 December 2017 01 December 2017 2017 No 43
18 October 2017 18 October 2017 2017 No 43
20 September 2017 20 September 2017 2017 No 43
07 July 2017 07 July 2017 2017 No 22
27 June 2017 27 June 2017 2017 No 25
07 April 2017 07 April 2017 2017 (SI 129)
08 July 2016 08 July 2016 2016 No 27
18 March 2016 18 March 2016 2016 (SI 132)
22 February 2016 22 February 2016 2016 (SI 67)
01 February 2016 01 February 2016 2015 No 38
02 November 2015 02 November 2015 2015 No 38
02 October 2015 02 October 2015 2015 (SI 591)
08 July 2015 08 July 2015 2015 No 15
21 October 2014 21 October 2014 2014 (SI 677)
04 July 2014 04 July 2014 2014 No 33
23 May 2014 23 May 2014 2014 (SI 268)
03 January 2014 03 January 2014 2013 No 111
01 January 2014 01 January 2014 2013 No 46
2013 No 95
27 September 2013 27 September 2013 2013 (SI 560)
23 November 2012 23 November 2012 2012 (SI 569)
02 September 2012 02 September 2012 IA sec 30C
18 May 2012 18 May 2012 2012 (SI 198)
01 January 2012 01 January 2012 2011 No 70
08 July 2011 08 July 2011 2011 No 27
07 December 2010 07 December 2010

This Act has been amended by sec 30C of the Interpretation Act 1987 No 15.

Public Health Act 2010 No 127

Assented to 07.12.2010.

Date of commencement, secs 25 (1) and (3) and 35 excepted, 1.9.2012, sec 2 and 2012 (275) LW 29.6.2012.

Date of commencement of sec 25 (1) and (3), 1.9.2014, sec 2 and 2012 (275) LW 29.6.2012.

Date of commencement of sec 35, 1.3.2013, sec 2 and 2012 (275) LW 29.6.2012.

COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Stronger Communities and Health) Act 2021 No 4

Assented to 24.03.2021.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.23, assent, sec 2(1).

Public Health Amendment (Scheduled Medical Conditions) Order (No 2) 2020 (SI 749)

notfd 18.12.2020.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Health Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2020 No 32

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of Sch 6, assent, sec 2(1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 No 30

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of amendments made by Sch 1.39, 11.12.2020, sec 2(3).

Public Health Amendment (Scheduled Medical Conditions) Order 2020 (SI 296)

notfd 22.06.2020.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures—Miscellaneous) Act 2020 No 5

Assented to 14.05.2020.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.26, assent, sec 2(1).

COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 No 1

Assented to 25.03.2020.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Public Health Amendment (Scheduled Medical Conditions and Notifiable Diseases) Order (No 2) 2020 (SI 107)

notfd 20.03.2020.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Public Health Amendment (Scheduled Medical Conditions and Notifiable Diseases) Order 2020 (SI 17)

notfd 21.01.2020.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Public Health Amendment (Scheduled Medical Conditions) Order 2019 (SI 93)

notfd 22.02.2019.

Date of commencement, 28.2.2019, cl 2.

Public Health Amendment (Scheduled Medical Conditions and Notifiable Diseases) Order 2018 (SI 644)

notfd 16.11.2018.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Public Health Amendment (Safe Access to Reproductive Health Clinics) Act 2018 No 26

Assented to 15.06.2018.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 No 25

Assented to 15.06.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.20, assent, Sch 1.20.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.34, 14 days after assent, sec 2 (1).

Health Legislation Amendment Act (No 2) 2018 No 22

Assented to 30.05.2018.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Health Practitioner Regulation Amendment Act 2017 No 50

Assented to 24.10.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.28, 8.1.2018, sec 2 and 2017 (666) LW 1.12.2017.

Public Health Amendment (Review) Act 2017 No 43

Assented to 20.09.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [1]–[3] [20]–[22] [49]–[55] [57] and [58], assent, sec 2 (1).

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [4] [5] [7]–[11] [14]–[19] [23]–[31] [33]–[37] [42]–[46] [56] and [59], 1.4.2018, sec 2 (2) and 2017 (643) LW 24.11.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [6] [12] and [13], 1.12.2017, sec 2 (2) and 2017 (643) LW 24.11.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [32], 28 days after assent, sec 2 (3).

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [38]–[41], 1.1.2018, sec 2 (2) and 2017 (643) LW 24.11.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [47] and [48], 1.5.2018, sec 2 (2) and 2018 (166) LW 27.4.2018.

Electronic Transactions Legislation Amendment (Government Transactions) Act 2017 No 25

Assented to 27.06.2017.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2017 No 22

Assented to 01.06.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 7.7.2017, sec 2 (3).

Crown Land Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No 17

Assented to 17.05.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 1.7.2018, sec 2 (1) and 2018 (225) LW 1.6.2018.

Public Health Amendment (Scheduled Medical Conditions) Order 2017 (SI 129)

notfd 07.04.2017.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2016 No 27

Assented to 07.06.2016.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 8.7.2016, sec 2 (1).

Public Health Amendment (Blood Lead Notification Level) Order (No 2) 2016 (SI 132)

notfd 18.03.2016.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Public Health Amendment (Blood Lead Notification Level) Order 2016 (SI 67)

notfd 12.02.2016.

Date of commencement, 22.2.2016, cl 2.

Health Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No 38

Assented to 02.11.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 4 [1]–[3] [7] and [8], assent, sec 2 (1).

Date of commencement of Sch 4 [4]–[6], 1.2.2016, sec 2 (2) (a) and 2016 (13), LW 15.1.2016.

Public Health Amendment (Scheduled Medical Conditions) Order 2015 (SI 591)

notfd 02.10.2015.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 No 15

Assented to 29.06.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.21, 8.7.2015, sec 2 (1).

Public Health Amendment (Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers) Order 2014 (SI 677)

notfd 21.10.2014.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 No 33

Assented to 24.06.2014.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.31, 4.7.2014, sec 2 (1).

Public Health Amendment (HIV Infection) Order 2014 (SI 268)

notfd 23.05.2014.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2013 No 111

Assented to 03.12.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 3.1.2014, sec 2 (1).

Civil and Administrative Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2013 No 95

Assented to 20.11.2013.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2014, sec 2.

Public Health Amendment (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus) Order 2013 (SI 560)

notfd 27.09.2013.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Public Health Amendment (Vaccination of Children Attending Child Care Facilities) Act 2013 No 46

Assented to 25.06.2013.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2014, sec 2.

Public Health Amendment (Scheduled Medical Conditions) Order (No 2) 2012 (SI 569)

notfd 23.11.2012.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Public Health Amendment (Scheduled Medical Conditions) Order 2012 (SI 198)

notfd 18.05.2012.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Children (Education and Care Services) Supplementary Provisions Act 2011 No 70

Assented to 28.11.2011.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2012, sec 2 and 2011 (689) LW 23.12.2011.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 No 27

Assented to 27.06.2011.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.43, 8.7.2011, sec 2 (2).

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Sec 3

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 4

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [2] [3].

Sec 5

Am 2015 No 38, Sch 4 [2] [3]; 2017 No 17, Sch 4.80 [1]–[3]; 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [4]–[6]; 2017 No 50, Sch 5.28 [1] [2]; 2018 No 25, Sch 1.20 [1]; 2020 No 32, Sch 6[1].

Sec 5A

Ins 2017 No 17, Sch 4.80 [4].

Sec 7

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.121 [1].

Sec 10A

Ins 2020 No 30, Sch 1.39.

Part 2A (secs 12A, 12B)

Ins 2018 No 22, Sch 5 [1].

Sec 25

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [7]–[9].

Sec 26

Am 2018 No 25, Sch 1.20 [2].

Sec 28

Am 2015 No 38, Sch 4 [4].

Sec 29

Am 2015 No 38, Sch 4 [5].

Sec 30

Am 2015 No 38, Sch 4 [6].

Sec 31

Am 2018 No 25, Sch 1.20 [3].

Sec 34

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [10]–[12].

Sec 39A

Ins 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [13].

Sec 48

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.121 [2].

Sec 49

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.121 [3].

Sec 51

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [14] [15].

Sec 53

Rep 2020 No 5, Sch 1.26[1].

Sec 54

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [16] [17].

Sec 55

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [18] [19].

Sec 56

Am 2016 No 27, Sch 2.37; 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [20]–[22].

Sec 61

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [23]; 2020 No 32, Sch 6[2]–[6].

Sec 62

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [24]–[28]; 2020 No 5, Sch 1.26[2].

Sec 63

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [29]; 2020 No 1, Sch 2.16[1]; 2021 No 4, Sch 1.23[1].

Sec 64

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.121 [4]–[7]; 2014 No 33, Sch 2.31; 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [30]; 2020 No 1, Sch 2.16[2]; 2021 No 4, Sch 1.23[1].

Sec 65

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.121 [8].

Sec 66

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.121 [9] [10].

Sec 67

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.121 [11].

Sec 68

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [31].

Sec 69

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.121 [12].

Sec 71

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.121 [13].

Sec 71A

Ins 2020 No 1, Sch 2.16[3]. Am 2021 No 4, Sch 1.23[1].

Sec 73

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.121 [14].

Sec 76

Rep 2013 No 95, Sch 2.121 [15].

Sec 79

Subst 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [32].

Sec 83

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [33].

Sec 85

Am 2011 No 70, Sch 2.12; 2013 No 46, Sch 1 [1]–[3]; 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [34]–[36].

Sec 86

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [37].

Sec 87

Subst 2013 No 46, Sch 1 [4]. Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [38]–[41].

Sec 88

Am 2013 No 46, Sch 1 [5]; 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [42]–[45].

Part 6, heading

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [46].

Part 6, Div 1

Rep 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [47].

Sec 89

Am 2013 No 111, Sch 1.8. Rep 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [47].

Part 6, Divs 2, 3 (secs 90–96)

Rep 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [47].

Part 6, Div 4, heading

Rep 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [48].

Sec 97

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [49] [50].

Sec 98

Am 2015 No 15, Sch 1.21; 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [50]–[52]; 2020 No 5, Sch 1.26[3] [4].

Part 6A (secs 98A–98F)

Ins 2018 No 26, Sch 1.

Part 7, Div 2, heading

Am 2020 No 32, Sch 6[7].

Sec 100

Am 2017 No 50, Sch 5.28 [3]; 2020 No 32, Sch 6[8]–[10].

Part 7, Div 3, heading

Am 2020 No 32, Sch 6[11].

Sec 101

Am 2015 No 38, Sch 4 [7] [8]; 2017 No 50, Sch 5.28 [4] [5]; 2018 No 22, Sch 5 [2]; 2020 No 32, Sch 6[12]–[14].

Sec 102

Am 2017 No 50, Sch 5.28 [6]; 2020 No 32, Sch 6[15] [16].

Sec 103

Am 2017 No 50, Sch 5.28 [6]; 2020 No 32, Sch 6[17] [18].

Sec 106

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [53] [54].

Sec 112

Am 2020 No 1, Sch 2.16[4]; 2021 No 4, Sch 1.23[1].

Sec 117

Am 2020 No 32, Sch 6[19] [20].

Sec 118

Subst 2017 No 22, Sch 3.61. Am 2020 No 1, Sch 2.16[5]; 2021 No 4, Sch 1.23[1].

Sec 129A

Ins 2020 No 5, Sch 1.26[5].

Sec 130A

Ins 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [55].

Sec 131

Am 2017 No 25, Sch 1.28 [1] [2].

Sec 131A

Ins 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [56].

Sec 132

Am 2018 No 22, Sch 5 [3].

Sec 134

Am 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [57].

Sec 135

Rep 1987 No 15, sec 30C. Ins 2021 No 4, Sch 1.23[2].

Sec 136

Subst 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [58].

Sch 1

Am 2012 (198), cl 3 (1)–(3); 2012 (569), cl 3; 2013 (560), cl 3 (1); 2014 (268), cl 3; 2014 (677), cl 3 (1) (2); 2015 (591), cl 3 (1); 2016 (67), cl 3; 2016 (132), cl 3; 2017 (129), cl 3; 2018 (644), cl 3 (1); 2019 (93), cl 3; 2020 (17), cl 3(1); 2020 (107), cl 3(1) (2); 2020 (296), cl 3(1) (2); 2020 (749), cl 3.

Sch 1A

Ins 2017 No 43, Sch 1 [59]. Am 2020 (17), cl 3(2); 2020 (107), cl 3(3) (4).

Sch 2

Am 2013 (560), cl 3 (2); 2015 (591), cl 3 (2); 2018 (644), cl 3 (2); 2020 (17), cl 3(3); 2020 (107), cl 3(5) (6).

Sch 3

Am 2018 No 25, Sch 5.34.

Sch 4

Am 2011 No 27, Sch 2.43. Rep 1987 No 15, sec 30C.

Sch 5

Am 2018 No 22, Sch 5 [4].

Sch 6

Am 2013 No 46, Sch 1 [6].

The whole Act

Am 2015 No 38, Sch 4 [1] (“Director-General” and “Director-General’s” omitted wherever occurring, “Secretary” and “Secretary’s” inserted instead, respectively).

Public Health Bill 2010

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Introduced LA: 24 November 2010 PDF icon Bill (and Explanatory note)

Passed LA: 30 November 2010
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