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Public Health Act 1997

In Force


  1. For infringement notice offences under this Act see Magistrates Court (Public Health (COVID-19) Infringement Notices) Regulation 2020

Current version


  1. Uncommenced amendments by Public Health (Emergencies) Amendment Act 2020.
  2. Proposed amendments by Statute Law Amendment Bill 2021.
Effective Files/Formats Version Published Notes
6 August 2020 PDFPDFWord R33 6 August 2020

Republication for amendments by A2020-35

Administering Minister and Directorate

  • Minister for Health - ACT Health Directorate
  • Minister for Health - Canberra Health Services