S.I. No. 385/2013 - Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2013.

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S.I. No. 385/2013 - Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2013.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 11th October, 2013.
I, JAMES REILLY, Minister for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 2 of the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (No. 27 of 2005) (as adapted by the Health and Children (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2011 ( S.I. No. 219 of 2011 )), hereby order as follows:
1. This Order may be cited as the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (Commencement) Order 2013.
2. The 11th day of October 2013 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (No. 27 of 2005) come into operation:
(a) section 79(4),
(b) section 79(5), and
(c) section 80(1)(a).
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
8 October 2013.
JAMES REILLY,
Minister for Health.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation).
This Order commences sections 79 (4), 79 (5) and 80 (1)(a) of the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 with effect from 11th October 2013. Sections 79(4) and 79(5) relate to the use of professional titles of designated health and social care professions and section 80(1)(a) provides that it is an offence to improperly use such titles.

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