Health (Amendment) Act, 1991

Amendment of section 52 (provision of in-patient services) of Act of 1970.

5.—Section 52 of the Act of 1970 is hereby amended by the addition of the following subsection after subsection (2):

“(3) Subject to section 54, where, in respect of in-patient services, a person with full eligibility or limited eligibility for such services does not avail of some part of those services but instead avails of like services not provided under section 52 (1), then the person shall, while being maintained for the said in-patient services, be deemed not to have full eligibility or limited eligibility, as the case may be, for those in-patient services.”.