Updated to 11 April 2019 (Act No. 10 of 2019 and S.I. No. 154 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-4 17 July 1978 Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 196 of 1978), art. 2
S. 5 26 April 1979 Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 132 of 1979), art. 2
Ss. 6-25 17 July 1978 Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 196 of 1978), art. 2
Ss. 26-64 26 April 1979 Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 132 of 1979), art. 2
S. 65 17 July 1978 Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 196 of 1978), art. 2
Ss. 66-69 26 April 1979 Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 132 of 1979), art. 2
Sch. 1 26 April 1979 Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 132 of 1979), art. 2
Sch. 2 26 April 1979 Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 132 of 1979), art. 2
Sch. 3 26 April 1979 Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 132 of 1979), art. 2
Sch. 4 26 April 1979 Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 132 of 1979), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Establishment day fixed S.I. No. 131 of 1979, art. 2
Repealed with savers 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 3(1) & sch. 1, pt. 1, No. 1;s.4;s.24(4);25(4);44;49(4);88(6);89(7);98(2)
Trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 81 of 1987, art. 4
  42/2004, ss. 3(1), 4, 58, 59 (1) (2) (3), sch. 3
S. 2, defs. am. 17/2002, ss. 2, 11(1)
S. 7(8) rep. 3/1998, s. 125 & sch. 8
S. 18(1), subsec. substit. 7/2004, ss. 3, 6, 7, 10 & sch. 2, pt. 2
S. 25A, new s. 17/2002, ss. 3, 11(1)
S. 26(2), am. 17/2002, ss. 4, 11(1)
S. 26(2), am. retro. 17/1993, s. 2
S. 27, ctnc. of rule under. 17/2002, ss. 10, 11(1)
S. 27(2)(d), par. substit. 17/2002, ss. 5(a), 11(1)
S. 27(2)(e), par. rep. 17/2002, ss. 5(b), 11(1)
S. 27(2A), subsec. ins. 17/2002, ss. 5(c), 11(1)
S. 27(2B), subsec. ins. 17/2002, ss. 5(c), 11(1)
S. 27(2)(d), courses, experience, periods, exemptions prescribed. S.I. No. 287 of 2003, rls. 1-6
S. 28 applied with modifications (until the relevant day) 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 49(4)
S. 28, s. 17/2002, ss. 6, 11(1)
S. 28(1)(b), bodies prescribed S.I. No. 285 of 2003, rl. 2
S. 28(2), period of employment prescribed S.I. No. 285 of 2003, rl. 3
S. 29(1)(a), par. substit. 17/2002, ss. 7 (a), 11(1)
S. 29(2), subsec. substit. 24/2000, s. 1
  17/2002, ss. 7 (b), 11(1)
S. 29(3) subsec. ins. 17/2002, ss. 7 (c), 11(1)
S. 29(4) subsec. ins. 17/2002, ss. 7 (c), 11(1)
S. 29(5) , subsec. ins. 17/2002, ss. 7 (c), 11(1)
S. 29(5), categories, duties and procedures under prescribed. S.I. No. 286 of 2003, rls. 2, 3
S. 29(6), subsecs. ins. 17/2002, ss. 7 (c), 11(1)
S. 29(7), subsecs. ins. 17/2002, ss. 7 (c), 11(1)
S. 37(1) am. 17/2002, ss. 8, 11 (1)
S. 45 applied 20/2007, ss. 1(2), 64(8)(c)
S. 45 applied 20/2007, ss. 1(2), 63(3)
S. 57(3), ins. retro. 17/1993, s. 3
Sch. 4, par. 4 ins. 17/2002, ss. 9, 11(1)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 4 Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 (Establishment Day) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 131 of 1979)
S. 11 Medical Council (Election of Members) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 197 of 1978)
S. 25(A) Rules Made Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 25 (A) of the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978, As Inserted by the Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act, 2003 (S.I. No. 287 of 2003)
  Rules Made Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 25 (A) of the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978, As Inserted by the Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act, 2003 (S.I. No. 286 of 2003)
  Rules Made Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 25 (A) of the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978, As Inserted by the Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act, 2002 (S.I. No. 285 of 2003)
S. 65 Medical Council (Election of Members) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 197 of 1978)
S. 68 Medical Practitioners (Termination of Agreement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 158 of 1979)