Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Act 2013


Number 10 of 2013


HEALTH (ALTERATION OF CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY) ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Act 2013. 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 Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), enacted 24 May 2018, and all statutory instruments up to and including Data Protection Act 2018 (Establishment Day) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 175 of 2018), made 24 May 2018, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act, the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to

revisedacts@lawreform.ie.


Number 10 of 2013


HEALTH (ALTERATION OF CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY) ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018


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 2015: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation to be construed together as one ( Health (General Practitioner Service) Act 2015, s. 4(2)). The Acts included in the group are:

Health Act 1947 (28/1947)

Health Act 1953 (26/1953)

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

Health Act 1970 (1/1970)

Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 (12/1977), ss. 36 and 42 in so far as it amends the preceding Acts

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

Health Act 2004 (42/2004)

Health (Amendment) Act 2005 (3/2005)

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), s. 6

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

Health Act 2007 (23/2007)

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

Health Act 2008 (21/2008)

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

Health (Amendment) Act 2010 (15/2010)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 1(14), the amendment to the Health (Fluoridation of Water Supplies) Act 1960 provided for in s. 5(6) and Schedule 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)

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)

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 1985, 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

Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018)

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

All Acts up to and including Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), enacted 24 May 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Act 2013 (Certain Provisions) (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 133 of 2013)

All statutory instruments up to and including Data Protection Act 2018 (Establishment Day) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 175 of 2018), made 24 May 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 10 of 2013


HEALTH (ALTERATION OF CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY) ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018



Acts Referred to

Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010

2010, No. 24

Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003

2003, No. 6

Data Protection Act 1988

1988, No. 25

Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003

Health (Repayment Scheme) Act 2006

2006, No. 17

Health Act 1970

1970, No. 1

Health Acts 1947 to 2011

Hepatitis C Compensation Tribunal Acts 1997 to 2006

Residential Institutions Redress Act 2002

2002, No. 13

Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

2005, No. 26


Number 10 of 2013


HEALTH (ALTERATION OF CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY) ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018


AN ACT TO AMEND THE HEALTH ACT 1970 AND TO MAKE PROVISION IN RELATION TO ELIGIBILITY FOR SERVICES UNDER THAT ACT; TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE FURNISHING OF PERSONAL DATA IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH.

[28 th March, 2013]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: