S.I. No. 114/1987 - Health Services (Amendment) Regulations, 1987.

S.I. No. 114 of 1987.


The Minister for Health in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 5 of the Health Act, 1947 (No. 28 of 1947) and section 56 (3) of the Health Act, 1970 (No. 1 of 1970) as substituted by section 1 of the Health (Amendment) Act, 1987 (No. 3 of 1987) with the consent of the Minister for Finance hereby makes the following Regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Health Services (Amendment) Regulations, 1987.

2. In these Regulations—

" the Act" means the Health Act, 1970 .

3. The following diseases and disabilities are hereby prescribed for the purposes of section 56 (3) of the Act: mental handicap, mental illness, phenylketonuria, cystic fibrosis, spina bifida, hydrocephalus, haemophilia and cerebral palsy.

4. Article 7 of the health Services (Amendment) Regulations, 1971 ( S.I. No. 277 of 1971 ) is hereby revoked.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Health this 14th day of April, 1987.


Minister for Health.

The Minister for Finance consents to these Regulations.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Finance, this 14th day of April, 1987.


Minister for Finance.


These Regulations prescribe the diseases and disabilities in respect of which out-patient services are to be provided without charge for children under the Health Act, 1970 .