The New Zealand Minister of Health, Tony Ryall, has asked officials at the New Zealand Ministry of Health to urgently advise him on concerns raised about a swine flu vaccine produced by Baxter International Inc, says Penny Bright, Media Spokesperson
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From: Peter Maciver (MIN)
Date: Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 5:57 PM
Subject: Your correspondence to Hon Tony Ryall
Dear Ms Bright
On behalf of Hon Tony Ryall, Minister of Health, thank you for your correspondence of 30 June 2009 outlining your concerns on a swine flu vaccine produced by Baxter International Inc.
The Minister has read your email and has asked Ministry of Health officials to urgently advise him on the matters you have raised. You will receive a personal reply as soon as possible.
Peter Maciver | Office of Hon Tony Ryall
Private Secretary – Health
Penny Bright has sent these links concerning New Zealand’s pandemic legislation.
– NZ ‘Pandemic’ legislation – ‘Epidemic Preparedness Act 2006’ all ready to go!
– How the ‘Epidemic Preparedness Act 2006’ curtails our NZ human rights!
Report prepared by the Attorney-General.
– NZ Bill of Rights Act 1990
Civil and political rights
Life and security of the person
Right not to be deprived of life
No one shall be deprived of life except on such grounds as are established by law and are consistent with the principles of fundamental justice.
Right not to be subjected to torture or cruel treatment
Everyone has the right not to be subjected to torture or to cruel, degrading, or disproportionately severe treatment or punishment.
Right not to be subjected to medical or scientific experimentation
Every person has the right not to be subjected to medical or scientific experimentation without that person’s consent.
Right to refuse to undergo medical treatment
Everyone has the right to refuse to undergo any medical treatment.