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PUBLIC HEALTH ACT 2010 - SECT 126
Appointment of authorised officers
(1) The Secretary may appoint any--
(a) member of staff of the Department, or
(b) member of the NSW Health Service, or
(c) member, or member of staff, of a
body prescribed by the regulations, to be an authorised officer, either
generally or in relation to any particular function exercisable by
authorised officers under this or any other Act relating to public health.
(2) A local government authority may appoint any member of its staff or a
member of the staff of another government authority to be an
authorised officer, either generally or in relation to any particular function
exercisable by authorised officers under this Act or the Local Government Act
1993 relating to public health.
(3) The Secretary, or a
local government authority, may only appoint a person as an authorised officer
if the person has, in the opinion of the Secretary or authority, appropriate
qualifications or experience for such an appointment.
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