Statutory Instruments

The Health Act 2007 (Commencement) Order 2008

This Statutory Instrument brings into operation section 8(1)(c) and associated provisions of the Health Act 2007 (No. 23 of 2007) with effect from the 29th day of February 2008

Section 8(1)(c) of the Act provides for the Health Information and Quality Authority to monitor compliance with standards it sets on safety and quality of services. The associated provisions provide for the appointment by the Authority of authorised persons to monitor compliance with standards set by the Authority in accordance with section 8(1)(c) and for such authorised persons to have the powers set out in Part 9 of the Act respecting the monitoring of compliance with standards set. The provisions also relate to offences and proceedings for offences under Part 10 of the Act in this regard

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