Health (Amendment) Act 2004

Amendment of section 22 of Principal Act.

7.—Section 22 of the Principal Act is amended, in subsection (1), by the deletion of the words “, after consultation with the chairman of the board or, in his absence, the vice-chairman of the board,”, and the said subsection (1) as so amended is set out in the Table to this section.


(1) Whenever, in respect of an officer of a health board other than the chief executive officer, there is, in the opinion of the chief executive officer, reason to believe that the officer has misconducted himself in relation to his office or is otherwise unfit to hold office, the chief executive officer may suspend the officer from the performance of the duties of his office while the alleged misconduct or unfitness is being inquired into and any disciplinary action to be taken in regard thereto is being determined.