Health Act, 1953


Health Services.

General medical services.

14.—(1) A health authority shall, in accordance with regulations, make available, without charge, for the persons specified in subsection (2) of this section, and their dependants, a general practitioner medical and surgical service, medicines, ophthalmic, dental and aural treatment and medical, surgical and dental appliances.

(2) The persons referred to in subsection (1) of this section are persons who are unable to provide by their own industry or other lawful means the medical, surgical, ophthalmic, dental or aural treatment, or medicines, or medical, surgical or dental appliances necessary for themselves or their dependants.