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IPH response to the Review of the Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 Consultation

Creator:

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH)

Subject Keywords: Public Health Legislation, Population Health, Communicable Disease, Non-communicable Disease
Catalogue: Policy
Policy consultation responses
Type: Policy
Region: All-island
Description:

The Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 has not been updated in any significant respect since it became law. In the intervening years new threats to public health have emerged, and public health legislation in other jurisdictions and internationally has been updated to enable governments and public authorities to respond effectively to a wide range of incidents and emergencies involving not only infectious diseases but also chemical and radiological contamination.

Date:

15/01/2016

Rights: © IPH
Suggested citation:

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH). (2016) IPH response to the Review of the Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 Consultation [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/1022711 [Accessed: 17th February 2018].

  

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Contributor:

Institute of Public Health
 
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