||The purpose of this bill is to amend -
the Health Services Act 2016; and
the Mental Health Act 2014; and
the Motor Vehicle (Catastrophic Injuries) Act 2016; and
the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre Act 1966; and
the University Medical School, Teaching Hospitals, Act 1955. The bill addresses operational and legal issues which have been encountered since the introduction of the Health Services Act 2016 since its commencement on 1 July 2016. The bill seeks to overcome administrative burdens created by the Act by improving the effectiveness of certain functions and powers of the health service providers, Department Chief Executive Officer and Minister; rectifying drafting errors and clarifying ambiguous sections of the Act.