(1) There shall be a Director of Public Health, who shall be appointed under the State Sector Act 1988 by the Director-General.
(2) The Director of Public Health shall have the function of advising the Director-General on matters relating to public health, including—
(a) Personal health matters relating to public health; and
(b) Regulatory matters relating to public health.
(3) Nothing in this section—
(a) Limits any other enactment or rule of law; or
(b) Limits the functions of the Ministry or of any other person or body.
Sections 3A to 3F were inserted, as from 22 January 1996, by section 13 Health and Disability Services Amendment Act 1995 (1995 No 84). See clause 2 Health and Disability Services Amendment Act Commencement Order 1995 (SR 1995/303).