Irish Medicines Board (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006

Amendment of section 66 of Health Act 1970 (child health service).

27.— Section 66 of the Health Act 1970 is amended by substituting the following for subsections (2), (3) and (4):

“(2) The Health Service Executive shall make available without charge a health examination and treatment service for pupils who attend any primary school or who are taught at home.

(3) The Health Service Executive may, by notice given to a school manager, or governing body of a school, require the school manager or governing body, as the case may be, to provide reasonable facilities for an examination under this section.

(4) A school manager or governing body given a notice under subsection (3) shall comply with the notice.”.