Health Act, 1947

Management of health institutions.

18.—(1) A health authority may, with the approval of the Minister, make rules for the conduct and management of a health institution maintained by them, for the regulation of patients in the institution or attending there and for the admission (including admission on special terms as to payment and accommodation) of patients to the institution.

(2) Every rule which was made under subsection (4) of section 5 (repealed by this Act) of the Tuberculosis Prevention (Ireland) Act, 1908, which was in force immediately before the commencement of this section shall, upon and after such commencement, continue in force and be deemed to be made under this section and to be capable of being amended or revoked accordingly.