Health Identifiers Act 2014


Preliminary and General

Short title and commencement

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Health Identifiers Act 2014.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as may be appointed by order or orders made by the Minister, either generally or with reference to a particular purpose or provision, and different days may be so appointed for different purposes and different provisions.

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (2), an order under this section may appoint a day on which section 20 (1) shall come into operation in relation to a Part of the National Register of Health Services Provider Identifiers specified in the order in so far as that Part relates to a class of health services providers specified in the order whose relevant information (health services provider) is contained in that Part.