Health (Amendment) Act 2013

Insertion of section 74A in Act of 1970.

14.— The Act of 1970 is amended by the insertion, after section 74 of the following section:

“Recovery of charges and contributions — further provision.

74A.— Any charge which may be made or contribution which may be levied under the Health Acts 1970 to 2013, or by regulations made thereunder, in respect of services provided by a person on behalf of the Health Service Executive pursuant to section 38 of the Health Act 2004 , may, in default of payment, be recovered by the person providing the service as a simple contract debt in any court of competent jurisdiction from the person to whom the services were provided.”.