Health Act 1970

Adaptation of Mental Treatment Acts, 1945 to 1966.


82.(1) The Minister may by order make, in respect of any enactment in the Mental Treatment Acts, 1945 to 1966, any adaptations or modifications (including the substitution of a new provision for an existing provision in such an enactment) which appear to him to be necessary to enable that enactment to have effect in conformity with this Act.

(2) Every order under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the order is passed by either House within the next twenty-one days on which that House has sat after the order is laid before it, the order shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.


Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to section exercised (1.04.1971) by Mental Treatment Acts (Adaptation) Order 1971 (S.I. No. 108 of 1971), in effect as per art. 3.