The Ministry of Health has opened public consultation on the proposals for the medicinal cannabis regulations needed to support the Medicinal Cannabis Scheme. Consultation closes Wednesday 7 August 2019 at 5 pm.
The chair of the Health Committee is calling for submissions on the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children) Amendment Bil
The Medical Council of New Zealand are reviewing the statement on the maintenance and retention of patient records and would like your feedback.
The Medical Council of New Zealand intend to retain most of the existing statement without change and have added new guidance on:
ASA calls for submissions on the review of its Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code
New Zealanders are being invited to offer their views on the Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code that the advertising industry are required to follow.
Public submissions are now being called for Inquiry into health inequities for Māori
The closing date for submissions is Friday, 20 September 2019
Why the RTA is being reformed
Since the RTA came into force, homeownership rates have declined and the proportion of households living in rental homes has increased. More people, including families and older people, are renting for longer, or for life.
Stats NZ is developing Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand to track New Zealand’s progress. The set of indicators will go beyond economic measures, such as gross domestic product, to include well-being and sustainable development.
The Maihi Karauna is the Crown’s Strategy for Māori Language Revitalisation 2018 – 2023. A consultation on the draft strategy runs from 3 August to 30 September 2018.
Included are draft proposals for:
the strategic plan, which sets out the general strategic direction and priorities that provides a framework for the activities described below
The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (the Forum) is investigating labelling approaches for providing information on sugars to consumers.
The Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction was established by the New Zealand Government in response to widespread concern about mental health and addiction services in the mental health sector and the broader community.
Public submissions are now open on the Coroners (Access to Body of Dead Person) Amendment Bill, which is being considered by Parliament’s Māori Affairs Committee.