This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its
This notice declares that the quality assurance activity called the
Tairawhiti Healthcare Limited Quality Assurance Activity is a quality
assurance activity to which Part VI of the Medical Practitioners Act
1995 applies. Medical practitioners who provide health services at
Tairawhiti Healthcare Limited will participate in the activity.
The effect of this declaration is that, subject to certain
(a) Any information that becomes known solely as a result of this
quality assurance activity is confidential; and
(b) Any documents brought into existence solely for the purposes of
this quality assurance activity are confidential; and
(c) The persons who engage in the quality assurance activity in good
faith are immune from civil liability.
This notice remains in force for a period of 5 years after the date on
which it is issued, unless it is sooner revoked.
Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication
Date of notification in Gazette: 29 October 1998.
This notice is administered in the Ministry of Health.