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establishes principles or values that guide everyone involved in administering the Act or making decisions under it including orders, the exercise of other powers
The South Australian Public Health Act 2011 was approved by Parliament in June 2011. After a progressive roll out, the Act came in to full operation in 2013.
The South Australian Public Health Act 2011 provides a modernised, flexible legislative framework, so South Australia can better respond to emerging and traditional public health challenges.
This legislation helps the State respond to modern public health risks by:
Section 110 of the South Australian Public Health Act 2011 states that 'The Social Development Committee of Parliament must review the operation of this Act as soon as practicable after the expiry of 5 years from its commencement'. This review will commence in 2018.