Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2022


Amendment of Principal Act

Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act

3. Section 2(1) of the Principal Act is amended, by the insertion of the following definitions:

“‘disability’ means disability as defined in section 2 of the Disability Act 2005 and the term ‘substantial restriction’ in that definition shall be construed as meaning a restriction as described in section 7(2) of that Act;

‘specialist community-based disability services’ means any health or personal social services, provided by or on behalf of the Executive under this Act or any other enactment, in the community to a person who has a disability, and so provided in relation to that disability, other than any such services provided—

(a) under the Mental Health Acts 1945 to 2001, or

(b) in a hospital;

‘specialist community-based disability services functions’ means the management and delivery, or arrangement of delivery on its behalf, by the Executive, of specialist community-based disability services;”.