Health (General Practitioner Service) Act 2014

Amendment of section 47 of Act of 1970

2. The Act of 1970 is amended by substituting the following for section 47:


47. (1) When, in the administration of section 45, 45A, 46, 58, 58A or 58B, 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 appointed or designated for that purpose by the Director General of the Health Service Executive.

(2) A person appointed or designated under subsection (1) —

(a) may be an employee of the Health Service Executive, and

(b) where he or she is such an employee, shall hold a grade that is senior to the grade of the person who made the decision referred to in that subsection.

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