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Health (Drinking Water) Amendment Bill 2018


The Government has introduced a Bill to shorten the consultation period required to make changes to the drinking water standards. The current requirements take 5 years. The changes will allow a shorter timeframe to be set depending on the complexity of the changes. The relevant Cabinet Minutes and Paper are also attached. The Bill will be referred to the Health Select Committee. The Association will circulate a draft submission for members comment in due course.