Producing legislation is a central task for the Department.

This section of the site provides access to all Department legislation produced since 1997, as well as descriptions of planned legislation.

If you are not familiar with the legislative process, you can read a brief introduction on citizensinformation.ie.


Acts sponsored by the Minister for Health which have been passed by the Oireachtas since 1997

List of current legislation under the aegis of the Department of Health

Statutory Instruments

Statutory Instruments signed by the Minister since 1997

Ionstraimí Reachtúla (Statutory Instruments)


Bills sponsored by the Minister for Health which are currently before the Houses of the Oireachtas.

Proposed legislation

Proposed health legislation is included in the Government Legislation Programme, which can be found on the website of the Department of the Taoiseach.

The Irish Statute Book

The Irish Statue Book database comprises the Acts of the Oireachtas, Statutory Instruments and Legislation Directory.