Health Act 2004

Regulations relating to members of either House of Oireachtas.


79.— (1) The Executive shall conduct its dealings with members of either House of the Oireachtas in accordance with regulations under subsection (2).

(2) The Minister may make regulations for the purposes of subsection (1) including regulations relating to—

(a) the supply by the Executive of specified documents or specified information to members of either House,

(b) correspondence by the Executive with those members, and

(c) such other matters as the Minister may consider appropriate for the purposes of subsection (1).

(3) Nothing in this section or in any regulations under this section is to be taken to require the Executive to disclose confidential information or information that it is otherwise precluded by law from disclosing.

(4) In this section—

“confidential information” has the same meaning as in F255[section 26(4)];

“dealing”, in relation to a member of either House of the Oireachtas, means any dealing with the member in his or her capacity as such a member.




Substituted (28.06.2019) by Health Service Executive (Governance) Act 2019 (17/2019), s. 30, S.I. No. 283 of 2019.

Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to section exercised (12.12.2005) by Health Act 2004 (Dealings with members of either House of the Oireachtas) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 798 of 2005).