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Inquiry on NZDF personnel exposure to Agent Orange


Health Committee Media Release

The Health Committee has agreed to conduct an inquiry into the exposure of New Zealand defence personnel to Agent Orange and other defoliant chemicals during the Vietnam War and any health effects of that exposure. The committee has yet to determine its terms of reference for this inquiry, or whether it intends calling for submissions.

A further press statement will be made once terms of reference have been agreed to.

Steve Chadwick Chairperson Health Committee

30 April 2003

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