Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005

Power to charge and recover fees.

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18.—(1) The Council may charge such fees as may, from time to time, be set by the Council for any or all of the following:

(a) registration under this Act;

(b) retention of registration;

(c) the issue of a certificate of registration to a registrant;

(d) the removal of a name from a register under section 39(1);

(e) the restoration of a name to a register under section 39(2), 40(2) or 73;

F20[(ea) subject to subsection (1A), the consideration by a registration board of an application under section 48 by an institution for approval of an education and training programme;

(eb) subject to subsection (1A), the annual retention of an approval under section 48 by a registration board of an institutions education and training programme;]

(f) any other service that the Council or a registration board may provide.

F20[(1A) The Council shall not exercise its power under subsection (1)(ea) or (eb) except with the consent of the Minister.]

(2) The Council may recover as a simple contract debt in any court of competent jurisdiction, from a person by whom the fee is payable, any amount due and owing to the Council in respect of a fee charged under this section.

Annotations

Amendments:

F20

Inserted (31.12.2014) by Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (33/2014), s. 9, S.I. No. 588 of 2014.

Editorial Notes:

E18

Power pursuant to section exercised (15.03.2012) by Time Limits for Payment of Annual Fees for Retention of Registration Rule 2012 (S.I. No. 77 of 2012), in effect as per art. 1(2).