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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

86A. Constitutional right to privacy


Any entry upon or search of any premises or health establishment in terms of this Act must be conducted with strict regard to decency and good order, including—

(a) the right of a person to dignity;
(b) the right of a person to freedom and security; and
(c) the right of a person to privacy.


[Section 86A amended by section 5 of Act No. 12 of 2013]