Statutory Instruments

Misuse of Drugs (Exemption) Order 2017 – S.I. no. 175 of 2017

The effect of this Order is to exempt from the provisions of section 3 (which prohibits the possession of controlled drugs) of the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1977 as amended, the medicinal products, animal remedies and preparations specified in the Schedule. They are essentially preparations in which there are only small quantities of controlled drugs. In addition the order

Misuse of Drugs (Designation) Order 2017 – S.I. No. 174 of 2017

Sections 4 (2) and 5 (2) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 as amended, require provision to be made in Regulations to allow the use for medical purposes of the drugs specified in the Schedule to the Act. That obligation is removed, however, in the case of any such drug which is designated by order under section

Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2017 – S.I. No. 173 of 2017

These Regulations apply controls to the groups of drugs specified in Schedules 1 to 5 of the Regulations (being drugs to which the Misuse of Drugs Acts 1977 to 2016 apply). The effect of the Regulations is to impose restrictions on the production, supply, importation and exportation of the drugs in question, which vary according to the extent to

Health (Amendment) Act 2017 (Commencement) Order 2017 – S.I. No. 155 of 2017

This Order commences the Health (Amendment) Act 2017, other than sections 2 and 3(b)(iii), which come into effect on 1 June 2017. The Act reduces the prescription charge for medical card holders over the age of 70 and their dependants. Sections 2 and 3(b)(iii) confer full eligibility for general practitioner and other health services to all children in

European Union (Nutrition and Health Claims Made on Foods) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 – S.I. No. 154 of 2017

These Regulations give effect to Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1389 of 17 August 2016 authorising a health claim made on foods and referring to children’s development and health and to Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/2314 of 7 December 2015, Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/854 of 30 May 2016 and Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1413 of 24 August 2016 amending Regulation (EU) No. 432/2012

Commission of Investigation (Certain Matters Relative to a Disability Service in the South East and related matters) Order 2017 – S.I. no. 96 of 2017

This Order establishes a Commission of Investigation into: the role of public authorities, including foster carers, in the care and protection of a person known by the pseudonym Grace who was in foster care with a foster family in the South East of Ireland between 1989 and 1996 and who continued to reside with that family until 2009, and

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