Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Questions (545)

Lucinda Creighton

Question:

545. Deputy Lucinda Creighton asked the Minister for Health if he will list in tabular form all legislation and specific sections therein that refer to powers delegated to the Minister of State with special responsibility for primary care; if he will detail the title of the civil servants who are responsible for reporting directly to said Minister of State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24621/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The Health (Delegation of Ministerial Functions) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 553 of 2012) delegates to Mr Alex White, Minister of State at the Department of Health the powers (other than the power to prosecute an offence) and duties of the Minister for Health conferred on him by the enactments specified in Part 1 of the Schedule and under the instruments specified in Part 2 of the Schedule as follows;

Part 1

Opticians Act 1956 (No. 17 of 1956)

Health (Fluoridation of Water Supplies) Act 1960 (No. 46 of 1960)

Poisons Act 1961 (No. 12 of 1961)

Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 to 2007

Dentists Act 1985 (No. 9 of 1985)

Section 17 of the Control of Clinical Trials Act 1987 (No. 28 of 1987)

Health (Amendment Act 1994 (No. 11 of 1994)

Irish Medicines Board Act 1995 (No. 29 of 1995), other than subsections (2) (n) and (3) (as amended by section 16 of the Irish Medicines Board (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (No. 3 of 2006)) of section 32

Pharmacy Act 2007 (No. 20 of 2007)

Part 2

Dublin Dental Hospital (Establishment) Order 1963 (S.I. No.129 of 1963)

Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 328 of 1988)

Paragraphs (2) and (3) (as amended by Regulation 15 of the European Communities (Medical Devices) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 110 of 2009)) of Regulation 4 of the European Communities (Medical Devices) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No 252 of 1994).

Misuse of Drugs Regulations (Supervision of Prescription and Control of Supply of Methadone) Regulations 1998 (S.I No. 225 of 1998).

Medicinal Products (Prescription and Control of Supply) Regulations 2003 to 2008 (as amended by the Medicinal Products (Prescription and Control of Supply) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 442 of 2009) and the Medicinal Products (Prescription and Control of Supply) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 525 of 2011))

Regulations 6,7,8,50, 52 and Schedule 2 (as amended by the European Communities (Clinical Trials on Medicinal Products for Human Use) (Amendment No.2) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 374 of 2006)) of the European Communities (Clinical Trials on Medicinal Products for Human Use) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 190 of 2004)

Fluoridation of Water Supplies Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 42 of 2007)

Medicinal Products (Control of Placing on the Market) Regulations 2007 to 2010 (as amended by the Medicinal Products (Control of Placing on the Market) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 722 of 2011) and the Medicinal Products (Control of Placing on the Market) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 272 of 2012))

Medicinal Products (Control of Advertising) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No 541 of 2007)

Regulation of Retail Pharmacy Businesses Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 488 of 2008)

Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (Fees) Rules 2008 and 2010

Poisons Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 511 of 2008)

European Communities (Control of Drug Precursors) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 558 of 2009)

Five civil servants are assigned to work in Minister of State White's office, one Private Secretary, one Executive Officer and three Clerical Officers.