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Name: Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994 (No. 88 of 1994)
Country: New Zealand
Subject(s): Human rights; Disabled workers; Public Health Policy And Regulations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1994-10-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 55 p.
ISN: NZL-1994-L-38748
Bibliography: Printed separately, 55 p.
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Abstract/Citation: Promotes and protects the rights of health consumers and disability services consumers, and secures the fair, simple, speedy and efficient resolution of complaints relating to infringements of those rights; provides for the appointment of a Health and Disability Commissioner to investigate complaints against persons and bodies who give health care or disability services; establishes a Health and Disability Services Consumer Advocacy Service; and provides for the promulgation of a Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights.
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