National Health Insurance Act, 1929

Benefits of certain exempted persons after 5th January, 1930.

3.—(1) For the purposes of this section the account known and in this section referred to as the Irish Exempt Persons Fund established under sub-section (4) of section 4 of the Act of 1911 shall, notwithstanding the repeal of the said sub-section (4) as from the 6th day of January, 1930, effected by this Act, continue to exist until all liabilities against the said account have been met.

(2) A person who holds a certificate of exemption which is in force on the 5th day of January, 1930, other than a person to whom such certificate has been granted under section 2 of the Act of 1911 as extended by sub-section (3) of section 81 of the Act of 1911, shall on and after the 6th day of January, 1930, be entitled to receive out of the Irish Exempt Persons Fund such benefits under such conditions and during such period as may be prescribed by regulations made by the Insurance Commissioners, and the sum to be contributed out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas towards the cost of any payments made under such regulations and the administration thereof shall be the same as if such payments were benefits to insured persons.

(3) Any moneys standing to the credit of the Irish Exempt Persons Fund after all liabilities against it have been met shall be carried to the Reserve Suspense Fund.