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National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)

Chapter 4 : Provincial Health

26. Establishment and composition of Provincial Health Council


(1) A council to be known as the Provincial Health Council is hereby established in each province.


(2) Every Provincial Health Council consists of—
(a) the relevant member of the Executive Council, or his or her nominee, who acts as chairperson;
(b) one Councillor from each of the metropolitan municipalities in the province if there are such municipalities in the province in question;
(c) one Councillor from each of the district municipalities in the province;
(d) the head of the provincial department;
(e) not more than three representatives involved in the management of local government; and
(f) such number of other persons as the relevant member of the Executive Council may consider appropriate.


(3) The persons contemplated in subsection (2)(e) must be appointed by the national and relevant provincial organisation contemplated in section 163(a) of the Constitution.