Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009

39.

Transitional provisions.

39.— (1) A person in receipt of a relevant subvention immediately before the commencement of this subsection shall continue to be paid the relevant subvention until—

(a) such payment ceases in accordance with the provisions of the Health (Nursing Homes) Act 1990 (as amended by the Health (Nursing Homes) (Amendment) Act 2007), or

(b) the date from which by reason of the determination of the Executive under section 11 (1) State support is to be paid in respect of the person,

whichever first occurs.

(2) Subsection (1) shall not prejudice the operation of section 7D (inserted by section 3 of the Health (Nursing Homes) (Amendment) Act 2007) of the Health (Nursing Homes) Act 1990 in so far as that section 7D provides for the payment of a relevant subvention to a person referred to in that subsection which is different from the relevant subvention which is paid to that person immediately before the commencement of that subsection.