Health Act 2004 (Commencement) Order, 2004

CitationIR SI 886/2004

I, MARY HARNEY, T.D., Minister for Health and Children, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the Health Act 2004 (No. 42 of 2004), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Health Act 2004 (Commencement) Order 2004.

2. The 23rd day of December, 2004 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Health Act 2004 (No. 42 of 2004) come into operation:

(a) Part 1 and Schedule 1;

(b) subsections (4) and (5)(a) of section 17;

(c) section 75 and Schedule 6 in so far as those provisions relate to the amendment of the Health (Corporate Bodies) Act 1961 .

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Health and Children this 23rd day of December 2004.


Minister for Health and Children.


(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

This Order brings section 17, subsections (4) and (5)(a), which provide for the appointment of an interim chief executive officer of the Health Services Executive and Part 3 of Schedule 6 (which amends the Health (Corporate Bodies) Act 1961 ) of the Health Act, 2004 into operation.

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