S.I. No. 177/1965 - Institutional Assistance Regulations, 1965.

S.I. No. 177 of 1965.


The Minister for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Section 5 of the Health Act, 1947 , (No. 28 of 1947) and Section 54 of the Health Act, 1953 , (No. 26 of 1953) hereby makes the following Regulations:—

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Institutional Assistance Regulations, 1965.

2. These Regulations shall come into operation on the first day of August, 1965.

3. The Institutional Assistance Regulations, 1954 ( S.I. No. 103 of 1954 ) are hereby amended by the deletion of article 12 and the substitution therefor of the following article:—

"12(i) Where a person while receiving institutional assistance is in receipt of an income in money exceeding £1 a week, he may be required, out of so much of the income as exceeds £1 a week, to contribute such amount as the health authority consider appropriate towards the cost incurred by the health authority in providing him with institutional assistance.

(ii) In determining the amount of income in money received by a person for the purpose of the preceding sub-article of this article, a health authority shall deduct any amounts payable by such person in respect of rent, ground rent, rates (including water rates), land purchase annuities, charges, mortgages, cottage purchase annuities, hire purchase agreements, credit sales agreements and insurance or assurance policies."

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Health this Thirtieth day of July One Thousand Nine Hundred and Sixty-five.


Minister for Health.


These Regulations amend the Institutional Assistance Regulations, 1954 ( S.I. No. 103 of 1954 ) by deleting Article 12 thereof and substituting a new Article 12.