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National Health Act, 2003

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To provide a framework for a structured uniform health system within them Republic, taking into account the obligations imposed by the Constitution and other laws on the national, provincial and local governments with regard to health services; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

 

Last update: July 2015


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Latest Developments:

 

The National Health Act, 2003 ( Act No. 61 of 2003) has been amended by Establishment of Ministerial Advisory Committee on e-Health, Notice No. 595, Government Gazette 38981, dated 10 July 2015.

 

The National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003) has been amended by the Commencement of the National Health Amendment Act, 2013 (Act No. 12 of 2013), Government Gazette 36787, Notice No. 37, dated 30 August 2013.

 

The National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003) has been amended by the National Health Amendment Act, 2013 (Act No. 12 of 2013), Government Gazette 36702, Notice No. 529, dated 24 July 2013.

 

The National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003) has been amended by notice 944 from Government Gazette 34750 – Regulations

 

The National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003) has been amended by Regulations (655): Categories of hospitals, Government Gazette 34521 dated 12 August 2011.

 

The National Health Act, 2003 has been updated by Regulations - Notice No. R. 380 in Government Gazette No. 34248 dated 26 April 2011.

 

The Act has been updated with Regulations – No. R. 401 in Government Gazette No. 33188 dated 14 May 2010; and Proclamation R. 20 in Government Gazette No. 33187 dated 14 May 2010.

 

The National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003), has been updated with a Government Notice regarding the commencement of Section 53 – published in Government Gazette No. 31187 dated 27 June 2008.

 

The National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003) has been added to the site, and includes Regulations from 2006 and 2007 regarding Reference Price Lists, Human Stem Cells and Forensic Pathology Service.