S.I. No. 288/2009 - Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (Commencement) Order 2009

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S.I. No. 288/2009 - Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (Commencement) Order 2009

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S.I. No. 288 of 2009
HEALTH (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2009 (COMMENCEMENT) ORDER 2009
Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 31st July, 2009.
I, MARY HARNEY, Minister for Health and Children, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 1(4) of the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (No. 25 of 2009) hereby order as follows:
1. This Order may be cited as the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (Commencement) Order 2009.
2. In this Order “Act of 2009” means the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (No. 25 of 2009).
3. The 1st day of August 2009 is appointed as the day on which Part 1 and section 65 of the Act of 2009 shall come into operation.
4. The 1st day of September 2009 is appointed as the day on which Part 2 of the Act of 2009 shall come into operation.
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
28 July 2009.
MARY HARNEY,
Minister for Health and Children.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
This Order brings Part 1, Part 2 and section 65 of the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 into operation.
Part 1 provides that the Act will come into operation by Ministerial order and that different provisions of the Act may be brought into operation at different times; gives definitions and provides for expenses.
Part 2 provides for the dissolution of the National Council on Ageing and Older People and for the transfer of the Council’s employees, liabilities, property etc, to the Minister for Health and Children.
Section 65 amends article 5 of the National Cancer Registry Board (Establishment) Order 1991 to provide for the appointment by the Minister of a seven person Board with knowledge or experience of the collection, recording and analysis of information, or the use of such information in research projects and the management and planning of services, or have other relevant competencies to assist the Board in the performance of its functions.

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