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The Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

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General medical servicesN.I.

29.—(1) In Article 56 of the principal Order (general medical services)—

(a)in paragraph (2), sub-paragraph (d) (right of certain medical practitioners to be included in list of practitioners undertaking to provide general medical services other than maternity medical services) shall cease to have effect;

(b)in paragraph (2A) the words “be entitled to” shall cease to have effect;

(c)after paragraph (2A) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(2B) The Department may by order specify the maximum number of medical practitioners with whom, in any year, all the Health and Social Services Boards, taken as a whole, may enter into arrangements under this Article; and any such order may contain such incidental and consequential provisions (including provisions amending this Part) as appear to the Department to be appropriate. .

(2) In Article 107(1) of the principal Order (orders subject to negative resolution) after the words “Article 16(1)” there shall be inserted “ , 56(2B) ”.

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