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NCOP Passes Public Health Institute Bill

Select Committee on Social Services

The select committee on social services has passed the National Public Health Institute of South Africa Bill and returned it to the national assembly for concurrence.

The section 76 bill was tabled in May 2017.

National Health Laboratory Service Bill Passed


Parliament has passed the National Health Laboratory Service Amendment Bill and sent it to president Ramaphosa for assent.

The national council of provinces (NCOP) amended the bill and returned it to the national assembly (NA) for concurrence in November 2018.

National Health Amendment Bill Tabled


A bill providing for a living will and a durable power of attorney for healthcare has been tabled in parliament.

The National Health Amendment Bill, a private member’s bill drawn up by Deidre Carter, a COPE member of parliament, was published for comment in July 2018.

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