Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018

Transitional provisions

6. (1) Notwithstanding the repeal of the Act of 2013 by section 5 (e)

(a) a review committee established under section 12 of that Act before the commencement date which, on that date, has not completed a review of a relevant decision within the meaning of that Act shall continue in operation as if it had been established under section 15 and, for that purpose, sections 16 and 17 shall apply and have effect in relation to the review by the committee, and

(b) the Health Service Executive shall, in accordance with section 15 of that Act, not later than 6 months after the commencement date, prepare and submit to the Minister a final report on the operation of Chapter 2 of Part 2 of that Act in respect of such period as has not already been the subject of a report to the Minister.

(2) In this section, “commencement date” means the date on which section 5 (e) comes into operation.