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

Chapter 10 : Office of Health Standards Compliance, Board, Inspections and Environmental Health Investigations, Health Officers and Inspectors, Complaints and Appeal Procedures

78. Objects of Office


The objects of the Office are to protect and promote the health and safety of users of health services by—

(a) monitoring and enforcing compliance by health establishments with norms and standards prescribed by the Minister in relation to the national health system; and
(b) ensuring consideration, investigation and disposal of complaints relating to non-compliance with prescribed norms and standards in procedurally fair, economical and expeditious manner.


[Section 78 amended by section 5 of Act No. 12 of 2013]