Ambulance Care Services Act
Ambulance care is regulated through the Ambulance Care Services Act. This Act came into force on 1 January 2021.
The Ambulance Care Services Act stipulates that a Regional Ambulance Service [Regionale Ambulancevoorziening] (RAV) that has been appointed by the Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport is allowed as sole party to provide ambulance care in an RAV region. The RAV is responsible for maintaining the ambulance dispatch centre and for providing ambulance care or ensuring that it is provided.