Pursuant to section 7(5) of the Inquiries Act 2013, and as the appointing Minister for the Inquiry, the Minister of Health amends the final reporting date in the notice titled Establishment of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction, dated 25 January 2018 and published in the New Zealand Gazette, 30 January 2018, Notice No. 2018-go318 accordingly:
- The inquiry is to report its findings and opinions in writing to the appointing Minister no later than 30 November 2018
- The paragraphs under the section titled “Report back” will be removed and replaced with:
“The inquiry is to report back its findings and opinions, together with recommendations, to the Minister of Health in writing no later than 30 November 2018. In order to ensure the Minister is kept appropriately informed as to progress, the Chair will provide regular updates to the Minister on the inquiry’s progress throughout the course of the inquiry.”
Dated at Wellington this 18th day of October 2018.
Hon Dr DAVID CLARK, Minister of Health.