Health (Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Act 2013

Amendment of section 47 of Health Act 1970.

4.— The Health Act 1970 is amended by the substitution of the following for section 47:


47.— (1) When, in the administration of section 45, 45A, 46, 58 or 58A, an employee of the Health Service Executive decides that a person does not come within a category specified by or under the relevant section, an appeal shall lie from the decision to a person (who may be an employee of the Health Service Executive) appointed or designated for that purpose by the Minister.

(2) The Minister may by regulations provide for the making and determination of appeals under this section.”.