Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act 2017

Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act

2. Section 2 of the Principal Act is amended by the insertion of the following definitions:

“ ‘Agency’ means the National Treasury Management Agency;

‘indemnity’ means a policy of medical indemnity insurance, or other indemnity arrangement, against losses arising from claims in respect of civil liability incurred by a medical practitioner in respect of any act or omission of that medical practitioner arising from his or her practice as a medical practitioner;

‘minimum level of indemnity’, in relation to a medical practitioner, means the level of indemnity specified by the Agency, pursuant to section 8A (inserted by section 10 of the Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act 2017) of the National Treasury Management Agency (Amendment) Act 2000 , as being applicable to the class of medical practitioners (if any) into which that practitioner falls;”.