S.I. No. 127/2005 - Competition Act 2002 (Section 34(11))(Health Insurance Authority) Order 2005


Statutory Instruments

S.I. No. 127 of 2005

Competition Act 2002 (Section 34(11))(Health Insurance Authority Order 2005

S.I. No. 127 of 2005

Competition Act 2002 (Section 34(11))(Health Insurance Authority) Order 2005

I, Micheál Martin, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 34(11) of the Competition Act 2002 (No. 14 of 2002), hereby order as follows:

1.       This Order may be cited as the Competition Act 2002 (Section 34(11)(Health Insurance Authority) Order 2005.

2.       In this Order “Act of 2002” means the Competition Act 2002 (No. 14 of 2002).

3.       Schedule 1 to the Act of 2002 is amended, in columns (1) and (2), by inserting after the matters lastly mentioned in them, “Health Insurance Authority” and “Minister for Health and Children”, respectively.

GIVEN under my Official Seal,

this 7th day of March, 2005.

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MICHEÁL MARTIN

Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

Schedule 1 of the Competition Act, 2002 specifies the statutory bodies who are required to enter into co-operation agreements with the Competition Authority as provided for in Section 34 of the Act. This Order adds the Health Insurance Authority to those bodies and requires the entering into of a cooperation agreement between the Health Insurance Authority and the Competition Authority.

The order is effective from the date of signature but may be annulled by a resolution of either House of the Oireachtas within 21 sitting days in either case.

Published by the Stationery Office Dublin.