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Health and Personal Social Services Act (Northern Ireland) 2001

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37.  In this Part—

“appeal” means an appeal under section 29;

“appropriate health services charges” has the meaning given in section 23(7);

“authorised insurer” has the meaning given in Article 101 of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 1);

“certificate” means a certificate of health services charges issued under section 24;

“compensation payment” has the meaning given in section 23;

“compensation scheme for motor accidents” means any scheme or arrangement under which funds are available for the payment of compensation in respect of motor accidents caused, or alleged to be caused, by uninsured or unidentified persons;

“the Department” means the Department for Social Development;

“health services hospital” means a hospital which provides health services;

“health services treatment” has the meaning given in section 23(6);

“motor vehicle” has the meaning given in Article 3(1) of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (NI 18) (read with Articles 4(1), 5, 6 and 105 of that Order);

“owner” has the meaning given in Article 2(2) of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995;

“regulations” means regulations made by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety;

“responsible body” in respect of a health services hospital, means—

(a)

in the case of a hospital vested in an HSS trust, the trust; and

(b)

in any other case, the body responsible for the management of the hospital;

“road” has the meaning given in Article 2(2) of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 1);

“traffic casualty” has the meaning given in section 23(1).

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