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 respect of whom a Domiciliary Care Allowance (DCA) is payable.
S.I. No. 155 of 2017