Health Act 1947


Number 28 of 1947


HEALTH ACT 1947

REVISED

Updated to 18 May 2020


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Health Act 1947. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including the Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020 (2/2020), enacted 27 March 2020, and all statutory instruments up to and including the Health Act 1947 (Section 31A - Temporary Restrictions) (Covid-19) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 174 of 2020), made 17 May 2020, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 28 of 1947


HEALTH ACT 1947

REVISED

Updated to 18 May 2020


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Health Acts 1947 to 2019: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Health Service Executive (Governance) Act 2019 (17/2019), s. 1(3)). The Acts in this group are:

Health Act 1947 (28/1947)

Health Act 1953 (26/1953) (citation only)

Health (Fluoridation of Water Supplies) Act 1960 (46/1960) (citation only)

Health Act 1970 (1/1970)

Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 (12/1977), s. 36 and s. 42 in so far as it amends the Health Acts 1947 to 1970 (citation only)

Health (Family Planning) Act 1979 (20/1979)

Health (Amendment) Act 1986 (10/1986)

Health (Amendment) Act 1987 (3/1987)

Health (Nursing Homes) Act 1990 (23/1990)

Health (Amendment) Act 1991 (15/1991), other than s. 8

Health (Amendment) Act 1994 (11/1994)

Health (Amendment) Act 1996 (15/1996)

Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1996 (23/1996)

Health (Amendment) (No. 3) Act 1996 (32/1996), other than ss. 21 and 22

Health (Provision of Information) Act 1997 (9/1997)

Health (Eastern Regional Health Authority) Act 1999 (13/1999)

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2001 (14/2001), except in so far as it relates to the Tobacco (Health Promotion and Protection) Act 1988 (citation only)

Health Act 2004 (42/2004)

Health (Amendment) Act 2005 (3/2005), in so far as it amends the Health Acts 1947 to 2004

Irish Medicines Board (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (3/2006), Part 5

Health (Repayment Scheme) Act 2006 (17/2006)

Hepatitis C Compensation Tribunal (Amendment) Act 2006 (22/2006), except s. 6

Health (Nursing Homes) (Amendment) Act 2007 (1/2007)

Health Act 2007 (23/2007)

Medical Practitioners Act 2007 (25/2007), s. 57(9) (citation only)

Health Act 2008 (21/2008)

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (25/2009), s. 64

Health (Amendment) Act 2010 (15/2010) (citation only)

Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2010 (20/2010)

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (19/2011), ss. 35 and 36 (citation only)

Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Act 2013 (10/2013)

Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013 (14/2013), s. 30 (citation only)

Health Service Executive (Governance) Act 2013 (23/2013)

Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) (No. 2) Act 2013 (42/2013) (citation only)

Local Government Reform Act (1/2014), the amendment to the Health (Fluoridation of Water Supplies) Act 1960 provided for in section 5 (6) and sch. 2, part 6.

Health Service Executive (Financial Matters) Act 2014 (17/2014)

Health (General Practitioner Service) Act 2014 (28/2014)

Health (General Practitioner Service) Act 2015 (19/2015)

Health (General Practitioner Service) Act 2018 (13/2018)

Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Act 2019 (8/2019), Part 2

Health Service Executive (Governance) Act 2019 (17/2019), other than Part 3

Acts previously included in the group but now repealed are:

Health Act 1954 (23/1954)

Health and Mental Treatment Act 1957 (16/1957), s. 1

Health and Mental Treatment (Amendment) Act 1958 (37/1958), s.1

Health (Homes For Incapacitated Persons) Act 1964 (8/1964)

Health and Mental Treatment (Amendment) Act 1966 (2/1966), s. 1

Health (Mental Services) Act 1981 (17/1981)

Health (Family Planning) (Amendment) Act 1985 (4/1985)

Health (Amendment) Act 2004 (19/2004)

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1972, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Act 2020 (1/2020)

Freedom of Information Act 2014 (30/2014)

Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013 (50/2013)

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 (18/2010)

Fines Act 2010 (8/2010)

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009 (15/2009)

Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007)

Medical Practitioners Act 2007 (25/2007)

Health Act 2007 (23/2007)

Consumer Protection Act 2007 (19/2007)

Irish Medicines Board (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (3/2006)

Health Act 2004 (42/2004)

Health (Amendment) Act 2004 (19/2004)

Civil Registration Act 2004 (3/2004)

Health (Amendment) (No. 3) Act 1996 (32/1996)

Irish Medicines Board Act 1995 (29/1995)

Health (Family Planning) (Amendment) Act 1992 (20/1992)

Child Care Act 1991 (17/1991)

Abattoirs Act 1988 (8/1988)

Health (Amendment) Act 1986 (10/1986)

Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 (12/1977)

Health Act 1970 (1/1970)

Local Government (Repeal of Enactments) Act 1964 (33/1964)

Health (Homes For Incapacitated Persons) Act 1964 (8/1964)

Poisons Act 1961 (21/1961)

Health Authorities Act 1960 (9/1960)

Health Act 1953 (26/1953)

Health Services (Financial Provisions) Act 1947 (47/1947)

All Acts up to and including Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020 (2/2020), enacted 27 March 2020, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Health Act 1947 (Section 31A - Temporary Restrictions) (Covid-19) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 174 of 2020)

Health Act 1947 (Section 31A - Temporary Restrictions) (Covid-19) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 153 of 2020)

Health Act 1947 (Section 31A - Temporary Restrictions) (Covid-19) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 128 of 2020)

Health Act 1947 (Section 31A - Temporary Restrictions) (Covid-19) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 121 of 2020)

Health Act 1947 (Affected Areas) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 120 of 2020)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 53 of 2020)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 693 of 2019)

Infectious Diseases (Preventative Measures) (Hiv Prep) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 531 of 2019)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 567 of 2018)

Health Services (Drug Payment Scheme) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 577 of 2017)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 548 of 2017)

Food Hygiene (Revocation of Certain Provisions) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 528 of 2017)

Consultative Council on Hepatitis C (Membership) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 510 of 2017)

Food Standards (Ice-Cream) (Revocation) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 195 of 2017)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 276 of 2016)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 566 of 2015)

Health (Provision of Food Allergen Information to Consumers in respect of Non-Prepacked Food) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 489 of 2014)

Consultative Council on Hepatitis C (Establishment) Order 1996 (Amendment) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 131 of 2013)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 45 of 2013)

Health Services (Drug Payment Scheme) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 526 of 2012)

Health (Definition of Marginal, Localised and Restricted Activity) (Retail Catering Establishments) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 168 of 2012)

Health Services (Drug Payment Scheme) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 648 of 2011)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 452 of 2011)

Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011)

Health (Definition of Marginal, Localised and Restricted Activity) (Butcher Shop) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 340 of 2010)

European Communities (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 117 of 2010)

Health Services (Drugs Payment Scheme) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 536 of 2009)

Infectious Diseases (Aircraft) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 411 of 2009)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowance) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 581 of 2008)

Infectious Diseases Maintenance Allowance (Increased Payment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 580 of 2008)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 544 of 2008)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 543 of 2008)

Health Services Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 519 of 2008)

Infectious Diseases (Shipping) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 4 of 2008)

Health Services Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 837 of 2007)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 836 of 2007)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 825 of 2007)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 824 of 2007)

Infectious Diseases Maintenance Allowance (Increased Payment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 785 of 2007)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 559 of 2007)

Health (Country of Origin of Beef) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 85 of 2007)

European Communities (Free Movement of Persons) (No. 2) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 656 of 2006)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 618 of 2006)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 598 of 2006)

Health (Country of Origin of Beef) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 307 of 2006)

European Communities (Free Movement of Persons) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 226 of 2006)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 825 of 2005)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 762 of 2005)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 761 of 2005)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 692 of 2005)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 865 of 2004)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 864 of 2004)

Health Services Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 832 of 2004)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 826 of 2004)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 825 of 2004)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 768 of 2004)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 734 of 2003)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 707 of 2003)

Health Services Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 658 of 2003)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 654 of 2003)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 653 of 2003)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 617 of 2003)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 349 of 2003)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 348 of 2003)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 180 of 2003)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 115 of 2003)

Health Services Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 603 of 2002)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 553 of 2002)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 547 of 2002)

Health Services Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 368 of 2002)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 367 of 2002)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 366 of 2002)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 592 of 2001)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 583 of 2001)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 582 of 2001)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 549 of 2001)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 119 of 2001)

Health Services Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 66 of 2001)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 394 of 2000)

Health (Prevention of Danger To Public Health) (Revocation) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 152 of 2000)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 151 of 2000)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 114 of 2000)

National Ambulance Advisory Council (Revocation) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 108 of 2000)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 402 of 1999)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 401 of 1999)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 369 of 1999)

Health (Prevention of Danger To Public Health) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 186 of 1999)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 157 of 1999)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) (Increased Payment) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 525 of 1998)

Irish Medicines Board (Competent Authority) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 143 of 1998)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 115 of 1998)

National Ambulance Advisory Council Order 1998 (S.I. No. 27 of 1998)

Health (Inpatient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 510 of 1997)

Health (Outpatient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 509 of 1997)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 479 of 1997)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 234 of 1997)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 384 of 1996)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 346 of 1996)

Consultative Council on Hepatitis C (Establishment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 339 of 1996)

Health (Official Control of Food) Approved Laboratories Order 1996 (S.I. No. 242 of 1996)

Health (Official Control of Food) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 241 of 1996)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 166 of 1996)

Disabled Persons Maintenance Allowances Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 165 of 1996)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 313 of 1995)

Health (Extraction Solvents in Foodstuffs) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 283 of 1995)

Disabled Persons Maintenance Allowances Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 141 of 1995)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 140 of 1995)

Medical Preparations (Labelling and Package Leaflets) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 440 of 1994)

Medical Preparations (Licensing, Advertisement and Sale) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 439 of 1994)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 336 of 1994)

Disabled Persons Maintenance Allowances Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 237 of 1994)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 236 of 1994)

Health (Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickeners and Gelling Agents in Food) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 78 of 1994)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 38 of 1994)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 37 of 1994)

Health (Tin in Food) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 389 of 1993)

Health (Nutrition Labelling For Foodstuffs) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 388 of 1993)

Health (Extraction Solvents in Foodstuffs) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 387 of 1993)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 331 of 1993)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 212 of 1993)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 211 of 1993)

Medical Preparations (Advertising) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 76 of 1993)

Medical Preparations (Labelling & Package Leaflets) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 71 of 1993)

Medical Preparations (Licensing, Advertisement & Sale) (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 70 of 1993)

Medical Preparations (Prescription and Control of Supply) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 69 of 1993)

Medical Preparations (Licensing of Manufacture) Regulations, 1993 (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 68 of 1993)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 51 of 1993)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 50 of 1993)

Medical Preparations (Licensing of Manufacture) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 40 of 1993)

Medical Preparations (Wholesale Licences) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 39 of 1993)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 339 of 1992)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 213 of 1992)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 212 of 1992)

Health (Cylamate in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 73 of 1992)

Health (Arsenic and Lead in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 72 of 1992)

Health (Mineral Hydrocarbons in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 71 of 1992)

Health (Solvents in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 70 of 1992)

Health (Antioxidant in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 69 of 1992)

Health (Colouring Agents in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 68 of 1992)

Health (Erucic Acid in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 67 of 1992)

Health (Preservatives in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 66 of 1992)

Health (Vinyl Chloride in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 65 of 1992)

Health (Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickening and Gelling Agents in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 24 of 1992)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 366 of 1991)

Health (Official Control of Food) Approved Laboratories Order 1991 (S.I. No. 335 of 1991)

European Communities (Health Act, 1947, Amendment of Sections 54 and 61) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 333 of 1991)

Health (Official Control of Food) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 332 of 1991)

Health (Foods For Particular Nutritional Uses) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 331 of 1991)

Maintenance Allowance (Increased Payment) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 309 of 1991)

Health Services Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 203 of 1991)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 200 of 1991)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 199 of 1991)

Health (In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 335 of 1990)

Health Services Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 334 of 1990)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 284 of 1990)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 193 of 1990)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 190 of 1990)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 132 of 1990)

Health (Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thicking and Gelling Agents in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 102 of 1990)

Medical Preparations (Wholesale Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 348 of 1989)

Medical Preparations (Licensing, Advertisement and Sale) (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 347 of 1989)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 320 of 1989)

Health (Preservatives in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 263 of 1989)

Medical Preparations (Amendment of Fees) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 223 of 1989)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 193 of 1989)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 192 of 1989)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 113 of 1989)

Food Hygiene (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 62 of 1989)

Maintenance Allowances (Increased Payment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 316 of 1988)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 288 of 1988)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 151 of 1988)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 150 of 1988)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 106 of 1988)

Medical Preparations (Amendment of Fees) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 10 of 1988)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 2) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 306 of 1987)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (No. 2) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 305 of 1987)

Health (Charges For In-Patient Services) (Amendment) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 300 of 1987)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 197 of 1987)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 196 of 1987)

Health Services (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 134 of 1987)

Health (In-Patient Charges) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 116 of 1987)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 115 of 1987)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 114 of 1987)

Medical Preparations (Amendment of Fees) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 49 of 1987)

Medical Preparations (Control of Sale) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 18 of 1987)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 2) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 404 of 1986)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (No. 2) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 403 of 1986)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 252 of 1986)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 228 of 1986)

Health (Hospital In-Patient Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 221 of 1986)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 109 of 1986)

Medical Preparations (Amendment of Fees) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 49 of 1986)

Health (Restricted Article) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 429 of 1985)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (No. 2) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 373 of 1985)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 2) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 372 of 1985)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 268 of 1985)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 190 of 1985)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 189 of 1985)

Health (Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickening and Gelling Agents in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 186 of 1985)

Medical Preparations (Amendment of Fees) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 159 of 1985)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 145 of 1985)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 2) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 306 of 1984)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (No. 2) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 305 of 1984)

Medical Preparations (Licensing, Advertisement and Sale) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 210 of 1984)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 135 of 1984)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 123 of 1984)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 95 of 1984)

Health (Hospital In-Patient Charges) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 94 of 1984)

Medical Preparations (Amendment of Fees) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 85 of 1984)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 71 of 1984)

Health Services (No. 4) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 389 of 1983)

Health Services (No. 3) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 381 of 1983)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 2) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 362 of 1983)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 361 of 1983)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 155 of 1983)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 154 of 1983)

Health Services (No. 2) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 139 of 1983)

Health (Antioxidant in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 61 of 1983)

Medical Preparations (Amendment of Fees) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 56 of 1983)

Health Services Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 54 of 1983)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 340 of 1982)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 3) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 339 of 1982)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 285 of 1982)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 2) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 284 of 1982)

Health Services Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 283 of 1982)

Health (Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickening and Gelling Agents) (Amendment) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 273 of 1982)

Health (Foods For Particular Nutritional Uses) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 272 of 1982)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 151 of 1982)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 77 of 1982)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 76 of 1982)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 3) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 408 of 1981)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 407 of 1981)

Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 390 of 1981)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 2) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 342 of 1981)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 341 of 1981)

Health (Preservatives in Food) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 337 of 1981)

Health (Colouring Agents in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 336 of 1981)

Health Services Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 267 of 1981)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 173 of 1981)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 100 of 1981)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 99 of 1981)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (Amendment) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 368 of 1980)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 367 of 1980)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 322 of 1980)

Medical Preparations (Amendment of Fees) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 241 of 1980)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 93 of 1980)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 92 of 1980)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 91 of 1980)

Health Services Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 61 of 1980)

Health (Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickening and Gelling Agents in Food) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 35 of 1980)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 2) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 339 of 1979)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 338 of 1979)

Health Services (No. 2) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 134 of 1979)

Health Services Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 109 of 1979)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 79 of 1979)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 78 of 1979)

Health Services Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 371 of 1978)

Health (Colouring Agents in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 140 of 1978)

Health (Erucic Acid in Food) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 123 of 1978)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 55 of 1978)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 54 of 1978)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 2) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 315 of 1977)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 314 of 1977)

Food Hygiene Regulations, 1950 (Shellfish Controlled Area) Order 1977 (S.I. No. 113 of 1977)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 80 of 1977)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 79 of 1977)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (No. 2) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 261 of 1976)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 260 of 1976)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 214 of 1976)

Health (Charges For In-Patient Services) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 180 of 1976)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 142 of 1976)

Health Services Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 97 of 1976)

Medical Preparations (Control of Sale) (Amendment) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 82 of 1976)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 68 of 1976)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 67 of 1976)

Medical Preparations (Licensing of Manufacture) (Amendment) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 302 of 1975)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 221 of 1975)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (Amendment) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 220 of 1975)

Health Services Regulations, 1972 (Amendment) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 181 of 1975)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 64 of 1975)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 40 of 1975)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 39 of 1975)

Medical Preparations (Wholesale Licences) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 333 of 1974)

Medical Preparations (Licensing of Manufacture) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 225 of 1974)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 186 of 1974)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 185 of 1974)

Health Services Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 90 of 1974)

Health Services Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 184 of 1973)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 161 of 1973)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 160 of 1973)

Health (Colouring Agents in Food) Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 149 of 1973)

Health (Antioxidant in Food) Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 148 of 1973)

Health (Preservatives in Food) Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 147 of 1973)

Health (Solvents in Food) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 304 of 1972)

Health (Antioxidant in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 303 of 1972)

Health (Preservatives in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 302 of 1972)

Health (Colouring Matter in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 301 of 1972)

Maternity Cash Grants Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 241 of 1972)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 169 of 1972)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 168 of 1972)

Health Services Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 88 of 1972)

Public Health (Preservatives, Etc., in Food Regulations, 1928 and 1943) (Amendment) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 46 of 1972)

Health (Mineral Hydrocarbons in Food) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 45 of 1972)

Health (Arsenic and Lead in Food) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 44 of 1972)

Health (Preservatives in Food) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 43 of 1972)

Health (Antioxidant in Food) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 42 of 1972)

Health (Colouring Matter in Food) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 41 of 1972)

Food Hygiene (Amendment) Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 322 of 1971)

Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 277 of 1971)

Medical Preparations (Control of Sale) (Amendment) Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 272 of 1971)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 208 of 1971)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 207 of 1971)

Health Boards (Functions of Chief Executive Officers) Order 1971 (S.I. No. 107 of 1971)

Health Act, 1970 (Adaptation) Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 106 of 1971)

Health Services Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 105 of 1971)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1970 (S.I. No. 169 of 1970)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1970 (S.I. No. 168 of 1970)

Medical Preparations (Control of Amphetamine) (Amendment) Regulations 1970 (S.I. No. 137 of 1970)

Health (Sampling of Food) Regulations 1970 (S.I. No. 50 of 1970)

Health (Cyclamate in Food) Regulations 1970 (S.I. No. 49 of 1970)

Medical Preparations (Control of Amphetamine) Regulations 1969 (S.I. No. 244 of 1969)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1969 (S.I. No. 143 of 1969)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1969 (S.I. No. 142 of 1969)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1968 (S.I. No. 155 of 1968)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1968 (S.I. No. 154 of 1968)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1968 (S.I. No. 114 of 1968)

General Institutional and Specialist Services (Amendment) Regulations 1968 (S.I. No. 57 of 1968)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1967 (S.I. No. 258 of 1967)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1967 (S.I. No. 189 of 1967)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1967 (S.I. No. 188 of 1967)

Medical Preparations (Control of Sale) Regulations 1966 (S.I. No. 261 of 1966)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1966 (S.I. No. 244 of 1966)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (Amendment) Regulations 1966 (S.I. No. 243 of 1966)

Maternity and Child Health Services (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1966 (S.I. No. 105 of 1966)

Maternity and Child Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1966 (S.I. No. 70 of 1966)

General Institutional and Specialist Services (Amendment) Regulations 1966 (S.I. No. 69 of 1966)

Infectious Diseases (Certificates of Vaccination Against Smallpox) Regulations 1966 (S.I. No. 23 of 1966)

Institutional Assistance Regulations 1965 (S.I. No. 177 of 1965)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1965 (S.I. No. 176 of 1965)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1965 (S.I. No. 175 of 1965)

Transport, Fuel and Power (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 1965 (S.I. No. 125 of 1965)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1964 (S.I. No. 193 of 1964)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1964 (S.I. No. 192 of 1964)

Maternity and Child Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1964 (S.I. No. 158 of 1964)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1963 (S.I. No. 200 of 1963)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1963 (S.I. No. 142 of 1963)

Disabled Persons (Rehabilitation) Regulations 1963 (S.I. No. 141 of 1963)

Medical Preparations (Control of Sale) Regulations 1963 (S.I. No. 82 of 1963)

Medical Preparations (Control of Sale) (Temporary) Regulations 1962 (S.I. No. 199 of 1962)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1962 (S.I. No. 133 of 1962)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1962 (S.I. No. 132 of 1962)

Food Hygiene (Amendment) Regulations 1961 (S.I. No. 24 of 1961)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1960 (S.I. No. 261 of 1960)

Waterford Board of Public Assistance (Health Functions) Order 1958 (S.I. No. 270 of 1958)

South Cork Board of Public Assistance (Health Functions) Order 1958 (S.I. No. 269 of 1958)

Dublin Public Assistance Authorities (Health Functions) Order 1958 (S.I. No. 268 of 1958)

General Institutional and Specialist Services (Amendment) Regulations 1958 (S.I. No. 266 of 1958)

Maternity and Child Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1958 (S.I. No. 265 of 1958)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1958 (S.I. No. 148 of 1958)

Medical Preparations (Advertisement and Sale) Regulations 1958 (S.I. No. 135 of 1958)

Health Authorities (Borrowing Powers) (Amendment) Order 1958 (S.I. No. 97 of 1958)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 1957 (S.I. No. 51 of 1957)

Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 244 of 1956)

Medical Preparations (Oral Diabetic Treatments) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 203 of 1956)

Maternity and Child Health Services (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 142 of 1956)

Waterford Board of Public Assistance (Health Functions) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 74 of 1956)

South Cork Board of Public Assistance (Health Functions) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 73 of 1956)

Dublin Public Assistance Authorities (Health Functions) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 72 of 1956)

Maternity and Child Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 44 of 1956)

General Institutional and Specialist Services (Amendment) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 43 of 1956)

Health Authorities (Borrowing Powers) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 211 of 1955)

General Medical Services (Amendment) Regulations 1955 (S.I. No. 49 of 1955)

Maternity and Child Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1955 (S.I. No. 48 of 1955)

General Institutional and Specialist Services (Amendment) Regulations 1955 (S.I. No. 47 and 1955)

Fines and Penalties (Disposal) Order 1954 (S.I. No. 241 of 1954)

Disabled Persons (Maintenance Allowances) Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 207 of 1954)

Registration of Births and Deaths (Ireland) Act, 1863, and Adoption Act, 1952 (Adaptation) Order 1954 (S.I. No. 161 of 1954)

Maternity and Child Health Services (Amendment) Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 158 of 1954)

General Institutional and Specialist Services (Temporary) Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 157 of 1954)

Institutional Assistance Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 103 of 1954)

General Medical Services Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 102 of 1954)

General Institutional and Specialist Services Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 100 of 1954)

Maternity and Child Health Services Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 98 of 1954)

Milk For Mothers and Children Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 97 of 1954)

Medical Preparations (Barbiturates) Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 30 of 1954)

Maternity Cash Grants Regulations 1953 (S.I. No. 410 of 1953)

Medical Preparations (Cortisone and A.C.T.H.) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 324 of 1952)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 300 of 1952)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 291 of 1952)

Food Hygiene (Amendment) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 289 of 1952)

Food Standards (Ice-Cream) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 227 of 1952)

Western Health Institutions Committee Order 1952 (S.I. No. 194 of 1952)

Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations, 1952 (Revocation) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 166 of 1952)

National Health Council (Tenure of Office of Members) Order 1952 (S.I. No. 84 of 1952)

Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 53 of 1952)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1951 (S.I. No. 318 of 1951)

Hospital of Saint Margaret of Cortona Transfer Order 1951 (S.I. No. 77 of 1951)

Health Act, 1947 (Adaptation) Order 1951 (S.I. No. 15 of 1951)

Health Act, 1947 (Date of Commencement) Order 1951 (S.I. No. 14 of 1951)

Food Hygiene Regulations 1950 (S.I. No. 205 of 1950)

National Health Council (Tenure of Office of Members) Order 1950 (S.I. No. 157 of 1950)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1949 (S.I. No. 351 of 1949)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (Amendment) Regulations 1949 (S.I. No. 171 of 1949)

Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations 1949 (Revocation) Regulations 1949 (S.I. No. 149 of 1949)

Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations 1949 (S.I. No. 107 of 1949)

Prohibition From School Attendance (Notices) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 371 of 1948)

Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 353 of 1948)

Health (Compulsory Acquisition of Land) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 314 of 1948)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) (Amendment) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 313 of 1948)

Cork Port (Enforcement of Health Regulations) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 230 of 1948)

Cork Port Sanitary Authority (Dissolution) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 229 of 1948)

Infectious Diseases (Shipping) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 170 of 1948)

Galway Port Sanitary Authority (Dissolution) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 169 of 1948)

Waterford and New Ross Port Sanitary Authority (Dissolution) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 168 of 1948)

Dublin Port Sanitary Authority (Dissolution) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 167 of 1948)

Infectious Diseases (Aircraft) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 136 of 1948)

Consultative Cancer Council (Establishment) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 125 of 1948)

Bray Urban District Council (Transfer of Institution) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 102 of 1948)

Health Act, 1947 (Adaptation) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 101 of 1948)

Mother and Child Health Service (Temporary) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 100 of 1948)

Infectious Diseases Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 99 of 1948)

Health Act, 1947 (Date of Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 98 of 1948)

National Health Council (Establishment) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 81 of 1948)

Infectious Diseases (Maintenance) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 21 of 1948)

Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 20 of 1948)

Health Act, 1947 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 19 of 1948)

Health Act, 1947 (Date of Commencement) Order 1947 (S.I. No. 342 of 1947)

All statutory instruments up to and including Health Act 1947 (Section 31A - Temporary Restrictions) (Covid-19) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 174 of 2020), made 17 May 2020, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 28 of 1947.


HEALTH ACT 1947

REVISED

Updated to 18 May 2020


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I.

Preliminary and General.

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Definitions.

3.

Commencement.

4.

Repeals.

5.

Regulations.

6.

Continuation of existing regulations.

7.

Revocation or amendment of order made by the Minister under this Act.

8.

Collection and disposal of moneys payable to the Minister.

9.

Expenses of the Minister.

PART II.

Institutions.

10.

Provision and maintenance of health institutions. (Repealed)

11.

Discontinuance of health institution. (Repealed)

12.

Agreement for use of institution. (Repealed)

13.

Joint user of certain institutions by health authority and public assistance authority. (Repealed)

14.

Transfer of district institution. (Repealed)

15.

Transfer of institution maintained by sanitary authority. (Repealed)

16.

Transfer of the Hospital of Saint Margaret of Cortona to the Dublin Corporation. (Repealed)

17.

Charges for institutional services. (Repealed)

18.

Management of health institutions. (Repealed)

19.

Amendment of sub-section (2) of section 6 of Tuberculosis (Establishment of Sanatoria) Act, 1945. (Repealed)

20.

Power to provide land for an institution. (Repealed)

PART III.

Mother and Child Service.

21.

Safeguarding of health of women as respects motherhood. (Repealed)

22.

Attendance to health of children not pupils of schools. (Repealed)

23.

Attendance to health of pupils of schools. (Repealed)

24.

Notice of medical inspection of children. (Repealed)

25.

Obligation to submit children to medical inspection. (Repealed)

26.

Affording of facilities for medical inspection of children at schools. (Repealed)

27.

Grant for mother and child service.

28.

Regulations as to exercise by health authorities of their powers under Part III. (Repealed)

PART IV.

Infectious Disease and Infestation.

Chapter I.

Infectious Disease.

29.

Infectious diseases.

30.

General duty to take precautions against infecting others with infectious disease.

31.

Regulations for preventing the spread of infectious disease.

31A.

Regulations for preventing, limiting, minimising or slowing spread of Covid-19.

31B.

Affected areas orders.

32.

Exemption from requirement to submit to measures in relation to protection or immunisation against infectious disease.

33.

Selling or letting dwelling after infection.

34.

Cesser of occupation of dwelling after infection.

35.

Question as to infection in dwelling.

36.

Giving of lodging after infection.

37.

Procedure on giving of infected premises notice to the district medical officer.

38.

Detention and isolation of person who is probable source of infection.

38A.

Detention and isolation of persons in certain circumstances.

39.

Burial by health authority of body of person dying from infectious disease.

40.

Accommodation for persons compelled to leave their homes.

41.

Rehabilitation of persons suffering or recovering from infectious disease.

42.

Nurses for infectious diseases.

43.

Presumption in civil action as to cause of infection.

44.

Maintenance of person suffering from infectious disease, etc. (Repealed)

45.

Treatment of infectious diseases in particular institutions.

Chapter II.

Verminous persons and articles.

46.

Precautions to be taken by verminous persons.

47.

Precautions to be taken in relation to verminous articles.

48.

Prohibition of verminous child attending school.

49.

Regulations for preventing the spread of infestation.

50.

Arrangements by health authorities for disinfestation of verminous persons, buildings, etc.

Chapter III.

Ancillary Provisions.

51.

Facilities for exercise of powers and duties of health authorities under Part IV.

52.

Prosecution of offences under Part IV.

PART V.

Food and Drink.

53.

Definition for Part V.

54.

Regulations for prevention of danger from food and drink.

55.

Licensing and registration of persons and premises. (Repealed)

56.

Standards for food and drink.

57.

Examination of samples of food and drink.

58.

Giving and taking of samples, etc.

59.

Enforcement of regulations under Part V, etc.

60.

Charges under regulations under Part V.

61.

Obstruction of execution of regulations under Part V.

62.

Restrictions on sale, etc., of food by dealers in rags, etc.

63.

Prosecutions for offences under Part V.

64.

Food kept in certain establishments.

PART VI.

Provisions in Relation to Medical and Toilet Preparations and Certain Other Articles.

65.

Control of advertisement or sale of medical and toilet preparations. (Repealed)

66.

Restriction on importation, manufacture or sale of certain articles.

67.

Regulations as to flock. (Repealed)

PART VII.

Officers of Health Authorities.

68.

Definitions for Part VII. (Repealed)

69.

County medical officers. (Repealed)

70.

Assistant county medical officers. (Repealed)

71.

City medical officers. (Repealed)

72.

Assistant city medical officers. (Repealed)

73.

District medical officers of health. (Repealed)

74.

Bacteriologists. (Repealed)

75.

Health inspectors. (Repealed)

76.

Provisions relating to holders of certain offices under sanitary authorities. (Repealed)

PART VIII.

Acquisition and Disposal of Land by Health Authorities.

77.

Definitions for purposes of Part VIII.

78.

Powers of health authority to acquire land.

79.

Incorporation of Lands Clauses Acts.

80.

Power of health authority to inspect land.

81.

Making of compulsory acquisition order.

82.

Notices, etc., of making of compulsory acquisition order.

83.

Confirmation of compulsory acquisition order.

84.

Notices, etc., of confirmation of compulsory acquisition order.

85.

Annulment of compulsory acquisition order by the High Court.

86.

Commencement of compulsory acquisition order.

87.

Annuity or other payment to Irish Land Commission or Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland.

88.

Appropriation of surplus land to other purposes.

89.

Disposal of surplus land.

90.

Giving of notices under Part VIII.

PART IX.

Enforcement of the Act.

91.

Authorised officers.

92.

Limitations on exercise of powers of authorised officers.

93.

Requirement to state name and address.

94.

Entry on premises.

95.

Assistance from member of Garda Síochána.

96.

Enforcement by Garda Síochána.

97.

Onus of proof.

PART X.

Miscellaneous Provisions.

98.

Consultative Councils.

99.

Dissemination of information and advice on health. (Repealed)

100.

Tests of the quality and nature of substances.

101.

Joint action by health authorities. (Repealed)

102.

Home nursing. (Repealed)

103.

Borrowing by health authority. (Repealed)

104.

Provision of ambulances. (Repealed)

105.

Provision of residences for officers and servants.

106.

Amendment of Rats and Mice (Destruction) Act, 1919.

107.

Dissolution of Port Sanitary Authorities.

108.

Compensation for damage to person or property.

109.

Adaptation of enactments.

FIRST SCHEDULE.

SECOND SCHEDULE.



Number 28 of 1947.


HEALTH ACT 1947

REVISED

Updated to 18 May 2020


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER AND BETTER PROVISION IN RELATION TO THE HEALTH OF THE PEOPLE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAKING OF REGULATIONS BY VIRTUE OF WHICH CERTAIN CHARGES MAY BE MADE. [13 th August, 1947.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:—

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

Offences under Act, referred to as food legislation, provided (22.03.2010) by European Communities (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 117 of 2010), regs. 23, 24.

23. (1) A person is guilty of an offence if he or she forges, or utters knowing it to be forged, a certificate of analysis or other document purporting to be issued, granted or given under these Regulations or food legislation or required for the purposes of these Regulations or food legislation (hereafter referred to as “a forged document”).

(2) A person is guilty of an offence if he or she alters with intent to defraud or deceive, or utters knowing it to be so altered, a certificate of analysis or other document issued, granted or given under these Regulations or food legislation, or required for the purposes of these Regulations or food legislation (hereafter referred to as “an altered document”).

(3) A person is guilty of an offence if he or she, without lawful authority, has in his or her possession a forged document or an altered document, knowing it to be a forged or altered document as the case may be.

(4) A person is guilty of an offence if he or she with the intent to defraud or deceive:

(a) tampers with any substance or thing with the result that a sample taken pursuant to these Regulations or food legislation does not correctly represent the substance sampled, or

(b) tampers or interferes with any sample taken under these Regulations or food legislation.

(5) A person is guilty of an offence if he or she falsely represents himself or herself to be an authorised officer.

24. (1) For the purposes of these Regulations, every contravention of a provision of these Regulations shall be deemed a separate contravention and every contravention of a paragraph or a subparagraph of such provision shall also be deemed to be a separate contravention and shall carry the same penalty as for a single contravention of any such provision.

(2) A person who is guilty of an offence under these Regulations is liable:

(a) on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €5,000 or at the discretion of the Court to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months, or both, or,

(b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding €500,000, or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years, or both.

(3) Where a person is convicted of an offence under these Regulations, the court shall, unless it is satisfied that there are special and substantial reasons for not so doing, order the person to pay to the Authority or the official agency, as the case may be, the costs and expenses, measured by the court, incurred by the Authority or official agency in relation to the investigation, detection and prosecution of the offence, including costs and expenses incurred in the taking of samples, the carrying out of tests, examinations and analyses and in respect of the remuneration and other expenses of employees, consultants and advisors engaged by the Authority or official agency.

(4) An order for costs and expenses under subsection (3) is in addition to, and not instead of, any fine or penalty the court may impose under subsection (2).

C2

Term “sanitary authority” construed in relation to water services (31.12.2007) by Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), s. 39 and (1.01.2014) by Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013 (50/2013), s. 7(3), (4), S.I. No. 757 of 2013.

Transfer of functions from sanitary authorities.

39.— All functions assigned to sanitary authorities under any other enactment shall, in so far as they relate to the carrying out by a water services authority of functions in relation to the provision of water services, be deemed to be functions of a water services authority, and all references to a sanitary authority in those acts and related enactments are to be construed accordingly.

...

Transfer of functions from water service authorities to Irish Water

7. ...

(3) All functions of sanitary authorities deemed to be functions of a water services authority under section 39 of the Act of 2007 shall, on the transfer day, be transferred to Irish Water.

(4) References to a sanitary authority in any enactment or instrument under any enactment shall, on and after the transfer day, in so far as they relate to any function transferred by subsection (3), be construed as references to Irish Water.

C3

Functions under Act, referred to as an existing enactment, transferred to Consumer Protection Agency (1.05.2007, establishment day) by Consumer Protection Act 2007 (19/2007), s. 37, S.I. No. 179 of 2007.

Transfer of functions to Agency.

37.—(1) The administration and business in connection with the exercise, performance or execution of any of the functions transferred by subsection (2) are transferred to the Agency on the establishment day.

(2) The functions vested in the Director by or under the existing enactments are transferred to the Agency on the establishment day.

(3) References to the Director and the office of the Director contained in any Act (within the meaning of the Interpretation Act 2005 ) or instrument (including a licence or certificate granted, nomination made or consent or authorisation given thereunder) relating to any functions transferred by subsection (2) shall, on and after the establishment day, be read as references to the Agency.

(4) Anything commenced before the establishment day by or under the authority of the Director may, in so far as it relates to functions transferred by subsection (2) to the Agency, be carried on or completed on or after that day by the Agency.

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C4

Functions transferred (1.01.2005, establishment day) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 59, S.I. No. 885 of 2004, subject to transitional provisions in s. 74 and sch. 5.

Transfer of functions of specified bodies to Executive.

59.—(1) The functions that, immediately before the establishment day, were the functions of a specified body under or in connection with the enactments referred to in Schedule 3 are, by this Act, transferred to the Executive on that day.

(2) If a provision of an enactment referred to in Schedule 3, or a provision of an instrument made under such enactment, does not come into effect until on or after the establishment day, a function that on the passing of that enactment or the making of that instrument was assigned under or in connection with that provision to a specified body is, by this Act, transferred to the Executive on the commencement of that provision.

(3) The functions transferred by this Act to the Executive include the functions specified in any enactment referred to in Schedule 3 as a function of the following:

(a) the chief executive officer of a health board;

(b) the Regional Chief Executive of the Eastern Regional Health Authority;

(c) the area chief executive of an Area Health Board.

(4) This section does not apply in relation to the functions of the Hospital Bodies Administrative Bureau.

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SCHEDULE

Transfer of Functions and References to Functional Areas

Section 59 and 67.

1. Health Acts 1947 to 2001

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C5

Application of collectively cited Health Acts restricted (7.05.1986) by Health (Amendment) Act 1986 (10/1986), s. 2(1), commenced on enactment.

Charges by health boards for provision of in-patient services and out-patient services in respect of certain injuries caused by mechanically propelled vehicles.

2.—(1) Where—

(a) injury is caused to a person by the negligent use of a mechanically propelled vehicle in a public place, and

(b) in-patient services or out-patient services have been, are being or will be provided by or on behalf of a health board in respect of the injury, and

(c) any one of the following, that is to say, the person aforesaid, his personal representative or dependant, has received, or is entitled to receive damages or compensation in respect of the negligent use aforesaid from the person liable to pay such damages or compensation in respect of that injury, or any loss, damage or expense (or mental distress in the case of a dependant) arising therefrom,

the health board shall, notwithstanding anything in the Health Acts, 1947 to 1985, make a charge upon the person who received or is entitled to receive such damages or compensation in respect of the said in-patient services or out-patient services.

(2) (a) A health board may waive the whole or part of a charge under subsection (1) of this section if it considers it proper to do so—

(i) having had regard to the amount of damages or compensation, and interest (if any) thereon, received by the person liable to pay the charge in respect of the injury to which the charge relates, and

(ii) in a case where there was contributory negligence on the part of the person to whose injury the charge relates or of one for whose acts he is responsible, having had regard to any reduction in the amount which would have been received but for the contributory negligence.

(b) In proceedings brought by a person to whom injury is caused by the negligent use of a mechanically propelled vehicle in a public place, or by the personal representative or dependant, of such a person in respect of such negligent use as aforesaid, claiming damages in respect of that injury, or any loss, damage or expense (or mental distress in the case of a dependant) arising therefrom, paragraph (a) of this subsection shall be disregarded.

C6

Application of Act extended (1.01.1954) by Health Act 1953 (26/1953), s. 3(3), S.I. No. 377 of 1953.

Principal Act and construction of that Act and this Act.

3.—(1) In this Act “the Principal Act” means the Health Act, 1947 (No. 28 of 1947).

(2) The Principal Act and this Act shall be construed together as one Act.

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (2) of this section, a reference in the Principal Act to that Act shall, save where the context otherwise requires, be construed as including a reference to this Act.

Editorial Notes:

E1

Provision for enforcement of Act, referred to as food legislation, made (22.03.2010) by European Communities (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 117 of 2010).

E2

HSE may require declaration in relation to eligibility for services under collectively cited Health Acts as provided (1.04.1971) by Health Act 1970 (1/1970), s. 48, S.I. No. 90 of 1971.

E3

Person recorded as entitled to services under collectively cited Health Acts required to notify HSE of change of circumstances as provided (1.04.1971) by Health Act 1970 (1/1970), s. 49, S.I. No. 90 of 1971.

E4

Person not entitled to services under collectively cited Health Acts may be subject to charge as provided (1.04.1971) by Health Act 1970 (1/1970), s. 50, S.I. No. 90 of 1971.

E5

Charges under collectively cited Health Acts may be recovered as simple contract debts as provided (1.04.1971) by Health Act 1970 (1/1970), s. 74, S.I. No. 90 of 1971 and by s. 74A as inserted (24.07.2013) by Health (Amendment) Act 2013 (31/2013), s. 14, commenced on enactment.

E6

Person giving false information in relation to obtaining services under collectively cited Health Acts commits an offence as provided (1.04.1971) by Health Act 1970 (1/1970), s. 75, S.I. No. 90 of 1971.

E7

Previous affecting provision: application of collectively cited Health Acts restricted (1.01.2007) by European Communities (Free Movement of Persons) (No. 2) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 656 of 2006), regs. 18(2), (4), in effect as per reg. 2; revoked (1.02.2016) by European Communities (Free Movement of Persons) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 548 of 2015), reg. 32, in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E8

Previous affecting provision: application of collectively cited Health Acts restricted (28.04.2006) by European Communities (Free Movement of Persons) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 226 of 2006), regs. 18(2), (4); revoked (1.01.2007) by European Communities (Free Movement of Persons) (No. 2) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 656 of 2006), reg. 27, in effect as per reg. 2.

E9

Previous affecting provision: Irish Medicines Board appointed as competent authority for purposes of Council Directive No. 65/65/EEC of 26 January, 1965, (Official Journal No. 22 of 9 February 1965), as amended, and for the purposes of any regulations under Act giving effect to the Directive as amended (6.05.1998) by Irish Medicines Board (Competent Authority) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 143 of 1998); Council Directive no longer in force.

E10

Previous affecting provision: Irish Medicines Board granted functions in relation to certain regulations made under Act (19.02.1996) by Irish Medicines Board Act 1995 (29/1995), s. 4(1)(b), S.I. No. 40 of 1996; para. (b) substituted (22.07.2007) by Irish Medicines Board (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (3/2006), s. 11(a)(ii), S.I. No. 543 of 2007.

E11

Previous affecting provision: application of collectively cited Health Acts extended (1.12.1992) by Child Care Act 1991 (17/1991) s. 3(4), S.I. No. 349 of 1992; subs. (4) deleted (30.09.2011) by Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (10/2011), s. 4, S.I. No. 497 of 2011.

E12

Previous affecting provision: functions transferred (1.04.1971) by Health Act 1970 (1/1970), s. 6, S.I. No. 90 of 1971); section repealed (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 73(1) and sch. 4, S.I. No. 887 of 2004.

E13

Previous affecting provision: Minister to decide on which health board responsible for services under collectively cited Health Acts as provided (1.04.1971) by Health Act 1970 (1/1970), s. 73, S.I. No. 90 of 1971; section repealed (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 73(1) and sch. 4, S.I. No. 887 of 2004, subject to transitional provisions in s. 74 and sch. 5.

E14

Previous affecting provision: application of Act extended (1.04.1966) by Health (Homes For Incapacitated Persons) Act 1964 (8/1964), s. 1(3), S.I. No. 43 of 1966; repealed (1.09.1993) by Health (Nursing Homes) Act 1990 (23/1990), s. 15(1), S.I. No. 222 of 1993), subject to transitional provision in subs. (2).

E15

Previous affecting provision: functions in relation to collectively cited Health Acts transferred (1.07.1960) by Health Authorities Act 1960 (9/1960), s. 7(1)(a), S.I. No. 134 of 1960; repealed (1.04.1971) by Health Act 1970 (1/1970), s. 3 and sch. 1, S.I. No. 90 of 1971.

E16

Previous affecting provision: expression chief medical officer in Act extended (1.09.1960) by Health Authorities Act 1960 (9/1960), s. 19(4), S.I. No. 190 of 1960; repealed (1.04.1971) by Health Act 1970 (1/1970), s. 3 and sch. 1, S.I. No. 90 of 1971.

E17

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to collectively cited Health Acts exercised (1.08.1954) by General Institutional and Specialist Services (Temporary) Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 157 of 1954), in effect as per reg. 2; revoked (31.03.1956) by General Institutional and Specialist Services (Amendment) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 43 of 1956), reg. 4, in effect as per reg. 2.

E18

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to collectively cited Health Acts exercised (1.08.1954) by General Medical Services Regulations 1954 (S.I. No. 102 of 1954), in effect as per reg. 3; revoked (1.04.1972) by Health Services Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 88 of 1972), reg. 4 and sch., in effect as per reg. 2.