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The Health and Medicines(Northern Ireland) Order 1988

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Dental services for school children

6.—(1) Article 9 of the principal Order shall have effect subject to the amendments specified in paragraphs (2) to (6).

(2) In paragraph (1) the words “and dental” in both places where they occur shall cease to have effect.

(3) After paragraph (1) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(1A) Subject to paragraph (4), the Department shall provide, to such extent as it considers necessary to meet all reasonable requirements—

(a)for the dental inspection of such persons as are mentioned in paragraph (1);

(b)for the dental supervision of such persons; and

(c)for the education of such persons in dental health..

(4) In paragraph (4) for the words “Paragraphs (1)” there shall be substituted the words “Paragraphs (1), (1A)” and at the end there shall be added the words “and for the education of such persons in dental health”.

(5) In paragraph (6) for the words from “make provision” to “each person” there shall be substituted the words “make, by means of a scheme approved by the Department, such provision as is mentioned in paragraph (4), then, in respect of each person for whom any service is provided under such provision,”.

(6) In paragraph (7) after the words “in attendance at the school” there shall be inserted the words “and for the education of such persons in dental health”.

(7) In Article 61 of the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(1)—

(a)in paragraph (1) for the words from “the medical” to the end there shall be substituted the words “such inspection, supervision and education as is provided for under paragraph (1) or (1A) of Article 9 of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972”;

(b)paragraph (2) shall cease to have effect.

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