Health (Amendment) Act 2004


Other Provisions Relating to Health Boards, Eastern Regional Health Authority and Area Health Boards

Amendment of section 220 of the Local Government Act 2001.

26.Section 220 of the Local Government Act 2001 is amended, in the definition in subsection (1) of “linked body”, by the deletion of the words “a health board established under the Health Act, 1970 , the Eastern Regional Health Authority, and Area Health Board established under the Health (Eastern Regional Health Authority) Act, 1999 ,”, and the said definition as so amended is set out in the Table to this section.


“linked body” means a vocational education committee, a school attendance committee, a harbour board, a joint body and any other body—

(a) which is required by law to be composed wholly or partly of persons nominated, elected or appointed by a local authority or by 2 or more local authorities, or

(b) which is required by law to include one or more persons, who hold membership of such linked body by virtue of being Cathaoirleach or by holding any other office or position relating to membership of a local authority.