Health Act 1970

F73 [ Review of eligibility in certain circumstances.

48A

48A. F74 [ (1) Where a person is notified by the Health Service Executive that he or she has full eligibility under this Part by reason of section 45(5A) or 45A, he or she shall, if requested to do so by the Health Service Executive at any time after such notification, furnish to the Health Service Executive such information regarding that person s income and assets as the Health Service Executive considers necessary for it to establish if that person has or continues to have full eligibility. ]

(2) Where a person fails or refuses to furnish the information requested by the Health Service Executive under subsection (1) within such reasonable period as is specified in the request the Health Service Executive may suspend or cancel the full eligibility of such person.

(3) A person who by reason of section 45(5A) or section 45A had, prior to the coming into operation of this section, been notified by the Health Service Executive that he or she had full eligibility under this Part and who by reason of the amendments to section 45A effected by section 3 of the Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Act 2013 ceases to have such eligibility, shall retain such eligibility until 31 May 2013. ]

F75 [ (4) A person

(a) who by reason of section 45(5A) or 45A had, prior to 1 January 2014, been notified by the Health Service Executive that he or she had full eligibility under this Part,

(b) who continued to have such full eligibility until 31 December 2013, and

(c) who by reason of the amendments to section 45A effected by section 1 of the Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) (No. 2) Act 2013 ceases to have such eligibility,

shall retain such eligibility until 28 February 2014. ]

Annotations

Amendments:

F73

Inserted (19.04.2013) by Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Act 2013 (10/2013), s. 6, S.I. No. 133 of 2013.

F74

Substituted (18.12.2013) by Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) (No. 2) Act 2013 (42/2013), s. 2(a), commenced on enactment.

F75

Inserted (18.12.2013) by Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) (No. 2) Act 2013 (42/2013), s. 2(b), commenced on enactment.