National Health Insurance Act, 1933


1.—In this Act—

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Local Government and Public Health;

the expression “the Acts” means the National Health Insurance Acts, 1911 to 1929;

the expression “the Act of 1911” means the National Insurance Act, 1911;

the expression “approved society” includes a branch of an approved society, but does not include the Military Forces (International Arrangements) Insurance Fund;

the expression “health insurance business” means business of the kind which at the date of the passing of this Act is carried on by approved societies under the Acts;

the expression “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made under section 65 of the Act of 1911 as extended by this Act;

the expression “the appointed day” means the day appointed by the Minister under this Act to be the appointed day for the purposes of this Act.