Health (Amendment) Act 2017


Number 5 of 2017




1. Definition

2. Amendment of section 45 of Act of 1970

3. Amendment of section 59 of Act of 1970

4. Prescription charges for persons who have attained age of 70 years and their dependants

5. Short title and commencement

Acts Referred to

Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (No. 24)

Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013 (No. 14)

Health Act 1970 (No. 1)

Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005 (No. 26)


Number 5 of 2017


An Act to make provision in relation to eligibility for services under Part IV of the Health Act 1970 ; to make provision for the amounts chargeable in respect of the supply of items on prescription under section 59 of that Act to certain persons; and, for those purposes, to amend the Health Act 1970 ; and to provide for related matters.

[31st March, 2017]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows: