Health Services (Amendment)

Health Services (Amendment)

BE it enacted by the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as follows:

[10th April
, 1987
Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as the Health Services (Amendment) Act, No. 13 of 1987.

Amendment of section 4 of Chapter 219.

2. Section 4 of the Health Services Act, as amended by Act No. 13 of 1962, is hereby further amended by the repeal of subsection (1) of that section and the substitution therefore of the following subsection:

‘(1) There shall be a Consultative Council to be known as the” Health Council” which shall consist of the Director, the three Deputy Directors, and not more than seven medical practitioners nominated by the Minister, three of whom must be respectively officers. of the medical, surgical and obstetrical sections of the department and one dentist who is an officer in the dental section of the department.

In this subsection, the words” medical practitioner” and ” dentist” have the same meaning respectively as in the Medical Ordinance.’.