Dáil Éireann - Volume 686 - 01 July, 2009
Written Answers. - Mental Health Services.
Deputy Ciarán Lynch Deputy Ciarán Lynch
Deputy Ciarán Lynch asked the Minister for Health and Children if it is intended to introduce new legislation to ring-fence funding for mental health services; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26321/09]
Deputy John Moloney Deputy John Moloney
Deputy John Moloney:I have no plans to introduce any such legislation.
The Health Act 2004 provided for the establishment of the Health Service Executive with effect from 1 January 2005 and the Executive was established with its own Vote, Vote 40. The management of funding for mental health services is therefore a matter for the Health Service Executive.
Question No. 71 answered with Question No. 29.
Dáil Éireann 686 Written Answers. Mental Health Services.