6(1)Section 17D of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 is amended as follows—S
(a)in subsection (1), after “section 17C” insert “ under which personal dental services are provided ”,
(b)in subsection (1)(b), for “in the case of an agreement under which primary medical services are provided” substitute “ a company which is limited by shares all of which are legally and beneficially owned by persons falling within the following sub-paragraphs and paragraphs (c) to (d) ”,
(c)in subsection (1)(c)—
(i)the words “in the case of an agreement under which personal dental services are provided” are repealed, and
(ii)sub-paragraphs (i) and (ii) become paragraphs (c) and (ca) respectively of subsection (1),
(d)in subsection (1)(d)—
(i)after “section 17C employee,” insert “ or ”,
(ii)the words “or (in the case of an agreement under which primary medical services are provided) an Article 15B employee” are repealed,
(e)subsections (1A) and (1B) are repealed,
(f)in subsection (2), in the definition of “qualifying body”—
(i)paragraph (a) and the words “and also” immediately following it are repealed,
(ii)in paragraph (b), the words “in the case of an agreement under which person dental services are provided,” are repealed.
(2)In the section title of section 17D of that Act, for “Persons” substitute “ Personal dental services: persons ”.
7In section 2(3) of the Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2004, paragraph (c) is repealed.