S.I. No. 423/2009 - Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009 (Commencement) (Remaining Provisions) Order 2009


S.I. No. 423 of 2009

NURSING HOMES SUPPORT SCHEME ACT 2009 (COMMENCEMENT) (REMAINING PROVISIONS) ORDER 2009

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 27th October, 2009.

I, MARY HARNEY, Minister for Health and Children, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 2 of the Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009 (No. 15 of 2009), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009 (Commencement) (Remaining Provisions) Order 2009.

2. In this Order “Act of 2009” means the Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009 (No. 15 of 2009).

3. The 27th day of October 2009 is appointed as the day on which the provisions of the Act of 2009, in so far as not already in operation, come into operation:

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

22 October 2009.

MARY HARNEY,

Minister for Health and Children.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

The effect of this Order is to commence all remaining provisions of the Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009 . This enables the introduction of the scheme for all those in need of long-term residential care. The Nursing Homes Support Scheme is a scheme of financial support for people in need of long-term residential care.