Health Act 2007

3.

Commencement.

3.— (1) This Act comes into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order.

(2) Different days may be appointed under this section for different purposes or different provisions of this Act.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

A listing of commencement dates by section is available at

www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/isbc/2007_23.html.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2018) by Health Act 2007 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 633 of 2017).

2. The 1st day of January 2018 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007) come into operation:

(a) paragraphs (b) and (c) of section 41(1) insofar as the functions under those paragraphs are performable in relation to a designated centre to which paragraph (b) of the definition of designated centre in section 2(1) applies;

(b) Parts 8 and 9 insofar as they relate to a designated centre to which paragraph (b) of the definition of designated centre in section 2(1) applies.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (2.10.2017) by Health Act 2007 (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 429 of 2017).

2. The 2nd day of October 2017 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007) come into operation:

(a) paragraphs (b) and (c) of section 41(1) insofar only as the functions under those paragraphs are not already performable in relation to a designated centre to which paragraph (a) (ii), or (iii) or paragraph (c) of the definition of designated centre (amended by section 97 of, and Item I of Part 20 of Schedule 2 to, the Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (No. 40 of 2013)) in section 2(1) applies;

(b) Parts 8 and 9 insofar only as they are not already in operation in relation to a designated centre to which paragraph (a) (ii), or (iii) or paragraph (c) of the definition of designated centre in section 2(1) applies.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.11.2013) by Health Act 2007 (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 365 of 2013).

2. The 1st day of November, 2013 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007) come into operation:

( a) paragraphs ( b) and ( c) of section 41(1) insofar as the functions under those paragraphs are performable in relation to a designated centre to which paragraph ( a)(ii) of the definition of “designated centre” in section 2(1) applies;

( b) Parts 8 and 9 insofar as they relate to a designated centre to which paragraph ( a)(ii) of the definition of “designated centre” in section 2(1) applies.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.12.2011) by Health Act 2007 (Section 11) (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 571 of 2011).

2. The 1st day of December 2011 is appointed as the day on which section 11 of the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007) comes into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.08.2009) by Health Act 2007 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 268 of 2009).

2. The 1st day of August 2009 is appointed as the day on which section 103 (in so far as it is not already in operation) of the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007) comes into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (25.06.2009 and 1.07.2009) by Health Act (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 237 of 2009).

3. (1) The 25th day of June 2009 is appointed as the day on which Part 13 of the Act of 2007 comes into operation.

(2) The 1st day of July 2009 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Act of 2007 come into operation:

(a) Part 1 (in so far as it is not already in operation);

(b) paragraphs (b) and (c) of subsection (1) of section 41 (in so far only as the functions under those paragraphs are performable in relation to a designated centre to which paragraph (a)(iii) or paragraph (b) of the definition of “designated centre” in section 2 applies);

(c) subsection (2) of section 41;

(d) section 42;

(e) section 45 (other than paragraph (a) of subsection (1));

(f) Parts 8 and 9 (other than in so far as they relate to a designated centre to which subparagraph (i) or (ii) of paragraph (a) of the definition of “designated centre” in section 2 applies);

(g) Part 10 (in so far as it is not already in operation);

(h) subsection (1) of section 104 and Part 1 of Schedule 1 (in so far only as they relate to the repeal of sections 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9 of the Health (Nursing Homes) Act 1990 (No. 23 of 1990)).

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.03.2009) by Health Act 2007 (Section 103) (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 27 of 2009).

3. The 1st day of March 2009 is appointed as the day on which—

(a) section 103(1) of the Act of 2007 (except in so far as it relates to sections 55C and 55G(b) (inserted by section 103(1) of the Act of 2007) of the Health Act 2004 (No. 42 of 2004)),

(b) section 103(2)(a) of the Act of 2007, and

(c) section 103(2)(b) of the Act of 2007 (except in so far as it relates to “Chief Inspector” in Schedule 2A (inserted by section 103(2)(b) of the Act of 2007) of the Health Act 2004), come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (29.02.2008) by Health Act 2007 (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 57 of 2008).

2. The following provisions of the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007) come into operation on the date of the making of this Order:

(a) section 8(1)(c) of Part 2;

(b) for the purposes of monitoring compliance with standards in accordance with section 8(1)(c), the following provisions of Part 9:

(i) section 70;

(ii) section 73(1);

(iii) section 73(3) (except paragraph (b));

(iv) section 73(4) (except paragraph (c)(ii));

(v) section 73(5) (except subparagraph (ii));

(vi) section 73(6);

(vii) section 73(7);

(viii) section 74;

(ix) section 75 (except subsections (1)(b), (2)(a)(ii) and (2)(b)(ii) and (iii));

(x) section 76;

(xi) section 77;

(xii) section 78 (except subparagraphs (ii) and (iii));

(c) for the purposes of monitoring compliance with standards in accordance with section 8(1)(c), the following provisions of Part 10:

(i) section 79(1)(b) and (3);

(ii) section 80 (except subsection (1)(b)).

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Power pursuant to section exercised (5.11.2007) by Health Act 2007 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 735 of 2007).

2. The 5th day of November 2007 is appointed as the day on which—

(a) section 105, in so far as it relates to the amendments mentioned in Part 5 of Schedule 2, and

(b) Part 5 of Schedule 2,

of the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007) come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (6.06.2007) by Health Act (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 262 of 2007).

2. The 6th day of June 2007 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007) come into operation:

(a) sections 8(1)(d) and 9 of Part 2;

(b) for the purposes of an investigation referred to in section 8(1)(d), the following provisions of Parts 9 and 10:

(i) section 70 (except subsections (1)(a) and (2)(a));

(ii) section 73(1) (except paragraph (a));

(iii) section 73(3) (except paragraph (b));

(iv) section 73(4) (except paragraph (c)(ii));

(v) section 73(5) (except subparagraph (ii));

(vi) section 73(6);

(vii) section 73(7) (except paragraph (a));

(viii) section 74;

(ix) section 75 (except subsections (1)(b), (2)(a)(ii) and (2)(b)(ii) and (iii));

(x) section 76;

(xi) section 77;

(xii) section 78 (except subparagraphs (ii) and (iii));

(xiii) section 79(1)(b) and (3);

(xiv) section 80 (except subsection (1)(b)).

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Power pursuant to section exercised (15.05.2007) by Health Act 2007 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 226 of 2007).

2. The 15th day of May 2007 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007) come into operation:

(a) Part 1 (except “designated centre” in section 2(1) of that Part and except section 2(2) of that Part), Part 2 (except sections 8(1)(c) and (d), 9 and 11 of that Part), Parts 3 to 6 and Parts 11 and 12;

(b) Sections 40, 43 and 44 of Part 7;

(c) Section 104(2) and (3) of Part 15;

(d) Section 105 of Part 15 (except for the purposes of Part 1 of Schedule 2, itemising certain amendments to the Child Care Act 1991, item 3 of Part 3 of Schedule 2, itemising certain amendments to the Freedom of Information Act 1997, item 1 of Part 4 of Schedule 2, itemising certain amendments to the Health Act 2004 and Part 5 of Schedule 2, itemising certain amendments to the Civil Registration Act 2004);

(e) The following Schedules:

(i) Schedule 1 Part 2;

(ii) Schedule 2 Part 2;

(iii) Schedule 2 Part 3 (except item 3);

(iv) Schedule 2 Part 4 (except item 1);

(v) Schedule 2 Part 6;

(vi) Schedule 2 Part 7.