Redress for Women Resident in Certain Institutions Act 2015


Number 8 of 2015


REDRESS FOR WOMEN RESIDENT IN CERTAIN INSTITUTIONS ACT 2015

REVISED

Updated to 2 August 2019


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Redress for Women Resident in Certain Institutions Act 2015. 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 the Judicial Council Act 2019 (33/2019), enacted 23 July 2019, and all statutory instruments up to and including the Health Act 1970 (Section 58A(8)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 416 of 2019), made 2 August 2019, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 8 of 2015


REDRESS FOR WOMEN RESIDENT IN CERTAIN INSTITUTIONS ACT 2015

REVISED

Updated to 2 August 2019


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

This Act is not collectively cited with any other Act.

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

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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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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.

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Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Redress for Women Resident in Certain Institutions (Amendment) Act 2019 (26/2019)

All Acts up to and including Judicial Council Act 2019 (33/2019), enacted 23 July 2019, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Health Act 1970 (Section 58A(8)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 416 of 2019)

Health Act 1970 (Section 45A(7)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 415 of 2019)

Health (Out-Patient Charges) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 548 of 2017)

Redress for Women Resident in Certain Institutions Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 541 of 2017)

Health Act 1970 (Section 58A(8)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 278 of 2015)

Health Act 1970 (Section 45A(7)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 277 of 2015)

Redress for Women Resident in Certain Institutions Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 235 of 2015)

All statutory instruments up to and including Health Act 1970 (Section 58A(8)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 416 of 2019), made 2 August 2019, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 8 of 2015


REDRESS FOR WOMEN RESIDENT IN CERTAIN INSTITUTIONS ACT 2015

REVISED

Updated to 2 August 2019




Number 8 of 2015


REDRESS FOR WOMEN RESIDENT IN CERTAIN INSTITUTIONS ACT 2015

REVISED

Updated to 2 August 2019


An Act to make provision for the making available without charge of certain health services to certain women who were admitted to and worked in certain institutions; to provide that those women shall not be required to pay charges for acute in-patient services and, for those purposes, to amend the Health Act 1970; to amend the Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009; and to provide for related matters.

[18 th March, 2015]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows:

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E1

Provision for payments under Scheme established by Act to be disregarded in the calculation of gross income for eligibility for health services under Health Act 1970 (1/1970), s. 58A made (2.08.2019) by Health Act 1970 (Section 58A(8)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 416 of 2019), reg. 2.

E2

Provision for payments under Scheme established by Act to be disregarded in the calculation of gross income for eligibility for health services under Health Act 1970 (1/1970), ss. 45A and 45(5A) made (2.08.2019) by Health Act 1970 (Section 45A(7)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 415 of 2019), reg. 2.

E3

Provision for exemption from out-patient services for relevant participants under Act made (30.11.2017) by Health (Out-Patient Charges) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 548 of 2017), reg. 3(k), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E4

Previous affecting provision: provision for payments under Scheme established by Act to be disregarded in the calculation of gross income for eligibility for health services under Health Act 1970 (1/1970), s. 58A made (1.07.2015) by Health Act 1970 (Section 58A(8)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 278 of 2015), reg. 2, in effect as per reg. 1(2); revoked (2.08.2019) by Health Act 1970 (Section 58A(8)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 416 of 2019), reg. 3.

E5

Previous affecting provision: provision for payments under Scheme established by Act to be disregarded in the calculation of gross income for eligibility for health services under Health Act 1970 (1/1970), ss. 45A and 45(5A) made (1.07.2015) by Health Act 1970 (Section 45A(7)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 277 of 2015), reg. 2; revoked (2.08.2019) by Health Act 1970 (Section 45A(7)) (Classes of Payments) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 415 of 2019), reg. 3.