Health (Amendment) Act 2004


Health Boards

Amendment of section 4 of Principal Act.

4.—Section 4 of the Principal Act is amended by the deletion, in subsection (1), of the words “and, subject to subsection (2), shall specify the membership of each health board”, and the said subsection (1) as so amended is set out in the Table to this section.


(1) For the administration of the health services in the State, the Minister shall after consultation with the Minister for Local Government by regulations establish such number of boards (to be known and in this Act referred to as health boards) as may appear to him to be appropriate, and by such regulations shall specify the title and define the functional area of each health board so established.