Health Act 2004

Dissolution of Comhairle na nOspidéal and transfer of its functions.


57.— (1) Comhairle na nOspidéal is, by this Act, dissolved on the establishment day.

(2) The functions that are specified in section 41(1)(b)(i) and (ii) of the Health Act 1970 and that, immediately before the establishment day, were the functions of Comhairle na nOspidéal are, by this Act, transferred to the Executive on that day.

(3) Despite the repeal of section 41 of the Health Act 1970 by this Act, subsection (1)(c) of that section (duty to consult with colleges) applies to the Executive in relation to the function that is specified in subsection (1)(b) of that section and is transferred to the Executive.

(4) In this section and section 67 “Comhairle na nOspidéal” means the body of that name established under section 41 of the Health Act 1970.