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The Health and Personal Social Services(Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Director of Public Health

32.—(1) The chief administrative medical officer of a Health and Social Services Board shall hereafter be known as the Director of Public Health of that Board and, accordingly, for any reference to the chief administrative medical officer of a Health and Social Services Board in—

(a)the statutory provisions mentioned in paragraph (2);

(b)any other statutory provision passed or made before the coming into operation of this Article, there shall be substituted a reference to the Director of Public Health of that Board.

(2) The statutory provisions referred to in paragraph (1)(a) are—

(a)section 1 of the Notification of Births Act 1907(1);

(b)sections 125(2) and 134 of the Factories Act (Northern Ireland) 1965(2);

(c)in the Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967(3), sections 2(1), 3, 5(1), 6(2), 7, 8(1), 9(1), 10, 11(1), 12(1), 14(1), 15, 16(1), 17(1), 21, 22A and 32; and

(d)Article 33 of the Food (Northern Ireland) Order 1989(4).

(3) In section 22A of the Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 and Article 33(6) of the Food (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (exercise of functions of chief administrative medical officer) for the words “other medical officer” there shall be substituted “other officer”.

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