|Name:||Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994 (No. 88 of 1994)|
|Subject(s):||Disabled workers; Human rights|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Printed separately, 55 p.
|Bibliography:||Printed separately, 55 p.
Legislation on-line New Zealand Legislation, Parliamentary Counsel Office PDF of Act to 1 July 2012 (consulted on 2011-12-02)
|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.|