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Health (Eastern Regional Health Authority) Act, 1999

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Number 13 of 1999


HEALTH (EASTERN REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY) ACT, 1999


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

Preliminary

Section

1.

Short title, collective citation and construction.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Establishment day.

4.

Laying of regulations before Houses of Oireachtas.

5.

Amendment of First and Second Schedules.

6.

Repeal and revocation.

PART II

The Eastern Regional Health Authority

7.

Establishment of Eastern Regional Health Authority.

8.

Functions of Authority.

9.

Delegation of functions of Authority.

10.

Arrangements by Authority for provision of services.

11.

Membership of Authority.

12.

Regional Chief Executive.

13.

Accountability of Regional Chief Executive.

PART III

Area Health Boards

14.

Establishment of Area Health Boards.

15.

Functions of Area Health Boards.

16.

Membership of Area Health Boards.

17.

Area chief executives.

18.

Keeping of accounts and records.

PART IV

Dissolution of Eastern Health Board and transfer of its staff to Authority

19.

Dissolution of Eastern Health Board.

20.

Transfer of staff of Eastern Health Board to Authority.

PART V

The Health Boards Executive

21.

Health Boards Executive.

PART VI

Amendment of Principal Act, Health (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1961, and No. 3 Act of 1996

22.

Amendments to Second Schedule to Principal Act.

23.

Amendment of section 6 of Health (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1961.

24.

Amendment of No. 3 Act of 1996.

FIRST SCHEDULE

Functional Areas of Area Health Boards

SECOND SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act, 1993

1993, No. 8

Dentists Act, 1985

1985, No. 9

Health Act, 1953

1953, No. 26

Health Act, 1970

1970, No. 1

Health Acts, 1947 to 1996

Health (Amendment) (No. 3) Act, 1996

1996, No. 32

Health (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1961

1961, No. 27

Health (Provision of Information) Act, 1997

1997, No. 9

Local Government Act, 1994

1994, No. 8

Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1993

1993, No. 31

Local Government (Superannuation) Act, 1980

1980, No. 8

Medical Practitioners Act, 1978

1978, No. 4

Nurses Act, 1985

1985, No. 18

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Number 13 of 1999


HEALTH (EASTERN REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY) ACT, 1999


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AUTHORITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE EASTERN REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY, THREE BOARDS TO BE KNOWN RESPECTIVELY AS THE NORTHERN AREA HEALTH BOARD, THE EAST COAST AREA HEALTH BOARD AND THE SOUTH-WESTERN AREA HEALTH BOARD AND AN EXECUTIVE TO BE KNOWN AS THE HEALTH BOARDS EXECUTIVE AND TO DEFINE THEIR FUNCTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF THE EASTERN HEALTH BOARD AND TO AMEND THE HEALTH ACT, 1970, THE HEALTH (AMENDMENT) (NO. 3) ACT, 1996, AND TO AMEND SECTION 6 OF THE HEALTH (CORPORATE BODIES) ACT, 1961, AND CERTAIN OTHER ENACTMENTS AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [2nd June, 1999]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: