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Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Provision of medical or dental services: Article 15B arrangements

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13.—(1) In Article 15B(4) of the Order of 1972, after “in relation to” insert “primary medical services or”.

(2) For Article 15C(1)(b)(iii) of the Order of 1972 substitute—

(iii)an individual who is providing services—

(A)under a general medical services contract or a general dental services contract;

(B)in accordance with Article 15B arrangements, section 92 arrangements, section 107 arrangements, section 50 arrangements, section 64 arrangements or section 17C arrangements; or

(C)under section 17J or 25 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, section 84 or 100 of the National Health Service Act 2006 or section 42 or 57 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006;

or has so provided them within such period as may be prescribed;.

(3) In Article 15C(2) of the Order of 1972—

(a)in the definition of “HSC employee”—

(i)in paragraph (bc) for “(1)(bc)(iii)” substitute “(1)(b)(iii)(C)”;

(ii)at the end of paragraph (bc) add “or (1)(c)(iii)(C)”;

(b)in the definition of “qualifying body”, in paragraph (b) for “personal dental services” substitute “primary dental services”;

(c)at the appropriate place alphabetically insert—

“section 17C arrangements” means arrangements for the provision of services under section 17C of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978;;

“section 92 arrangements” means arrangements for the provision of services under section 92 of the National Health Service Act 2006;;

“section 107 arrangements” means arrangements for the provision of services under section 107 of the National Health Service Act 2006;;

“section 50 arrangements” means arrangements for the provision of services under section 50 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006;;

“section 64 arrangements” means arrangements for the provision of services under section 64 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006;;

(d)omit the definition of “section 28C employee”.

(4) Omit Article 15D(3)(j) of the Order of 1972.

(5) In section 5(3) of the Act of 2008, in the substituted Article 15C(1)(c) of the Order of 1972, for head (iii) substitute—

(iii)an individual who is providing services—

(A)under a general dental services contract or a general medical services contract;

(B)in accordance with Article 15B arrangements, section 92 arrangements, section 107 arrangements, section 50 arrangements, section 64 arrangements or section 17C arrangements; or

(C)under section 17J or 25 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, section 84 or 100 of the National Health Service Act 2006 or section 42 or 57 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006;

or has so provided them within such period as may be prescribed;.

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