Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005

Establishment of Council.

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6.—(1) On the establishment day, a body to be known as An Chomhairle um Ghairmithe Sláinte agus Cúraim Shóisialaigh or in the English language as the Health and Social Care Professionals Council is established to perform the functions and exercise the powers assigned to it by this Act.

(2) The Council is a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal and it may—

(a) sue and be sued in its corporate name,

(b) acquire, hold and dispose of land or an interest in land, and

(c) acquire, hold and dispose of any other property.

(3) The Minister may, by order, appoint a day as the establishment day of the Council.

(4) Subject to this Act, the Council may regulate its own procedure and the procedure of each registration board.

(5) Schedule 1 applies to the Council.

Annotations

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to subs. (3) exercised (20.03.2007) by Health and Social Care Professionals Council (Establishment Day) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 124 of 2007).