Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005

Removal of members of Council from office.


24.—(1) If the Council does not perform a function assigned to it under this Act, the Minister may, by order, direct the Council—

(a) to perform that function, and

(b) for that purpose, to do any other thing that is ancillary or incidental to the function.

(2) If the Council does not comply with a provision of an order under subsection (1), the Minister may, by order, remove from office any or all of its members.

(3) An order under subsection (2) may contain any provisions that the Minister considers necessary to enable the Council's functions to be performed despite the removal from office of any or all of its members and may, in particular, provide for the appointment of one or more than one person to perform any or all of the Council's functions.

F22[(4) The removal of the members of the Council from office does not revoke or otherwise affect any delegation of the Councils functions under section 11.]




Inserted (31.12.2014) by Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (33/2014), s. 11, S.I. No. 588 of 2014.