Statutory Instruments

The Health Act 2007 (Commencement) Order 2007

This Statutory Instrument brings into operation the following provisions of the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007):

  • Part 1 (except the definition of “designated centre” in section 2(1) of that Part and except section 2(2) of that Part),  Part 2 (except sections 8(1)(c) and (d), 9 and 11 of that Part),Parts 3 to 6 and Parts 11 and 12
  • Sections 40, 43 and 44 of Part 7;
  • Section 104(2) and (3) of Part 15;
  • Section 105 of Part 15 (except for the purposes as described in Paragraph 2 (d) of the Health Act 2007   (Commencement) Order 2007;

These provisions, to be brought into operation on 15 May 2007, will provide for the establishment of the Health Information and Quality Authority and the Office of the Chief Inspector of Social Services and for related matters. The Health Act 2007 (Commencement) Order 2007 will also bring into operation on 15 May 2007 the specified parts of Schedules 1 and 2 which provide for the following:

  • the revocation of the orders establishing the Irish Health Services Accreditation Board and the Interim Health  Information and Quality Authority;
  • amendments to certain other Acts.

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