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Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003

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National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29)

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5(1)The 1978 Act is amended in accordance with this paragraph.

(2)Section 3 is repealed.

(3)Section 11 is repealed.

(4)In section 19A (medical lists), in subsection (2)(b), the words “nominated or” are repealed;

(5)In section 19B (vacancies for medical practitioners), in subsection (2)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for the words from the beginning to “to” in the second place where it appears there is substituted “the determination by a Health Board of”;

(b)for paragraph (b) there is substituted—

(b)any consultation which a Health Board is to undertake before making such a determination.;

(c)in paragraph (c), for the words “Medical Practices Committee” there is substituted “Health Board”; and

(d)in paragraph (e), for the word “nomination” there is substituted “approval”.

(6)In section 20 (applications to provide general medical services)—

(a)in subsection (1), for the words from “referred” to “Committee” in the second place where it appears there is substituted “considered by the Board and any medical practitioner whose application is granted by the Board”; and

(b)in subsection (1A)—

(i)the words “be entitled to” are repealed;

(ii)for the words “referred to the Medical Practices Committee” there is substituted “granted by the Board”; and

(iii)the words from “; and” to the end are repealed.

(7)In section 21 (requirement of suitable experience), in subsection (1), the words “nominated or” are repealed.

(8)In section 22 (regulations as to section 21), in the definition of “applicant”, the words “nominated or” are repealed.

(9)In section 23 (distribution of general medical services), in subsection (1B), for the words from “as” in the second place where it appears to “secure” there is substituted “for the purpose of securing”.

(10)Section 24 is repealed.

(11)In section 77 (default powers), paragraph (b) of subsection (1) is repealed.

(12)In section 85 (expenses of certain bodies), paragraph (c) of subsection (1) is repealed.

(13)In section 88 (payments to members of certain bodies)—

(a)in subsection (1), paragraph (a) is repealed; and

(b)in subsection (2), paragraph (a) is repealed.

(14)In section 108(1) (interpretation), the entries relating to the Hospital Trust and the Medical Practices Committee are repealed.

(15)In Schedule 1 (health boards), paragraphs 16 and 17 are repealed.

(16)Schedule 2 is repealed.

(17)Schedule 6 is repealed.

(18)In Schedule 9 (additional provisions as to prohibition of sale of medical practices), in paragraph 1—

(a)in sub-paragraph (2), for the words “Medical Practices Committee” there is substituted “Health Board which has arrangements with the practitioners of the medical practice for the provision by them of general medical services”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (3)—

(i)for the words “The Committee” in the first place where they appear there is substituted “That Health Board”;

(ii)for the words “the Committee” in the second place where they appear there is substituted “the Board”;

(c)in sub-paragraph (4), for the words “Medical Practices Committee” there is substituted “Health Board;

(d)in sub-paragraph (6), for the word “Committee” there is substituted “Board”; and

(e)in sub-paragraph (7), for the words “The Medical Practices Committee” there is substituted “A Health Board”.

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