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Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (Act No. 131 of 1998)

Chapter 2 : Application of Act

2. Application of Act


(1) If any conflict, relating to the matters dealt with in this Act, arises between this Act and the provisions of any other law save the Constitution or any Act expressly amending this Act, the provisions of this Act shall prevail.


(2) This Act shall also apply to a medical scheme established by any organ of the State including those medical schemes established under section 28(g) of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995).


(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (1) and (2), this Act shall not apply to the State Security Agency referred to in section 3 of the Intelligence Services Act, 2002 (Act No. 65 of 2002).

[Section 2(3) substituted by section 53 of the General Intelligence Laws Amendment Act, 2013 (Act No. 11 of 2013)]