The Department of Health Legislation

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Ministry of Health and Care Services

The Department of Health Legislation is responsible for the majority of laws and regulations within the domain of the Ministry of Helath and Care Services.

The Department of Health Legislation is responsible for the majority of laws and regulations within the domain of the Ministry of Health and Care Sevices.

This applies to the Patient`s Rights Act, the Patient Injury Act, the Specialist Health Care Services Act, the Health Authorities and Health Trusts Act, the Alternative Treatment Act, the Mental Health Care Act, the Biobank Act, the Biotechnology Act, the Abortion Act, the Transplantation Act, the Health Services Supervision Act and the Health Personnel Act.

The department`s responsibility for laws and regulations implies developing, updating, renewing and simplifying existing regulations. The Department of Health Legislation also deals with proposed amendments from other ministries or proposals for new laws and regulations.