Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Act 2013


Amendment of section 47A of Health Act 1970.

5.— The Health Act 1970 is amended by the substitution of the following for section 47A:

“Guidelines on ‘ordinarily resident in the State’.

47A.— The Minister may issue guidelines to—

(a) the Health Service Executive, and

(b) persons appointed or designated by him or her under section 47(1),

to assist those persons in making decisions or determining appeals as to whether a person is ordinarily resident in the State for the purposes of section 45, 45A, 46, 58 or 58A.”.