Health (Eastern Regional Health Authority) Act, 1999


The Eastern Regional Health Authority

Establishment of Eastern Regional Health Authority.

7.—(1) There shall stand established on the establishment day a body to be known as the Eastern Regional Health Authority, and in this Act referred to as “the Authority”.

(2) The Authority shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and may sue and be sued in its own name and may acquire, hold and dispose of land and other property.

(3) The Authority shall provide itself with a seal and all courts of justice shall take judicial notice of the seal.

(4) The functional area of the Authority shall be the county borough of Dublin and the administrative counties South Dublin, Fingal, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, Kildare and Wicklow.

(5) Subject to this Act, any reference to a health board, however expressed, in any Act, passed before the establishment day, or instrument made before such day under any such Act, shall be construed as including a reference to the Authority.

(6) Sections 4, 5 and 26(1) of the Principal Act and section 65 of the Health Act, 1953 , shall not apply to the Authority.