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

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Health and social services bodies

    1. 3.Constitution of Health and Social Services Boards

    2. 4.Health and Social Services Councils

    3. 5.Local representative committees

    4. 6.Abolition of Northern Ireland Health and Social Services Training Council

    5. 7.Removal of Crown immunities

  4. Provision of goods and services

    1. 8.Health and social services contracts

    2. 9.Primary and other functions of Health and Social Services Boards and special agencies

  5. Health and Social Services trusts

    1. 10.Health and Social Services trusts

    2. 11.Transfer of staff to HSS trusts

    3. 12.Supplementary provisions as to transfer of staff

    4. 13.Transfer of assets and liabilities to HSS trusts

    5. 14.Originating capital debt of, and other financial provisions relating to, HSS trusts

    6. 15.Financial obligations of HSS trusts

    7. 16.Trust funds and trustees for HSS trusts

  6. Fund-holding practices

    1. 17.Recognition of fund-holding practices of doctors

    2. 18.Payments to recognised fund-holding practices

    3. 19.Renunciation and removal of recognition as a fund-holding practice

    4. 20.Transfer of functions relating to recognised fund-holding practices

  7. Indicative amounts

    1. 21.Indicative amounts for doctors' practices

  8. Financial provisions

    1. 22.Accounts and audit

    2. 23.Power of Boards, special agencies and HSS trusts to raise funds by appeals, collections, etc.

    3. 24.Schemes for meeting losses and liabilities, etc., of certain health and social services bodies

  9. Provision of accommodation

    1. 25.Arrangements by Department for provision of accommodation by voluntary organisations, etc.

    2. 26.Exclusion of powers to provide accommodation in certain cases

    3. 27.Charges in respect of accommodation provided by the Department

    4. 28.Recovery of charges due to Department for accommodation

  10. General health services

    1. 29.General medical services

    2. 30.Limitations on right to be included on list of dental practitioners providing general dental services

    3. 31.Pharmaceutical services

  11. Miscellaneous and general

    1. 32.Director of Public Health

    2. 33.Regulations, orders and directions

    3. 34.Minor and consequential amendments

    4. 35.Repeals

  12. Signature

  13. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES COUNCILS

      1. 1.It is the duty of a Health and Social Services...

      2. 2.Regulations may make provision as to— (a) the membership of...

      3. 3.Regulations made under paragraph 2(a) shall provide for the members...

      4. 4.Nothing in paragraph 3 affects the validity of anything done...

      5. 5.References in this Schedule to the area of a Council...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      PROVISIONS ARISING OUT OF REMOVAL OF CROWN IMMUNITIES FROM HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES BODIES

      1. PART I AMENDMENTS CONTINUING CERTAIN STATUTORY EXEMPTIONS

        1. 1.The Employers' Liability (Defective Equipment and Compulsory Insurance) (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (NI 6)

        2. 2.The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 1)

        3. 3.The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (c. 48)

      2. PART II TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

        1. 4.In this Part— “the appointed day” means the day appointed...

        2. 5.The Medicines Act 1968 (c. 67)

        3. 6.The Planning (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (NI 17)

        4. 7.The Rent (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (NI 20)

        5. 8.The Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 (NI 16)

        6. 9.The Fire Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1984 (NI 11)

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. PART I ORDERS UNDER ARTICLE 10(1)

        1. 1.Any reference in this Part to an order is a...

        2. 2.The provisions made by an order shall be in conformity...

        3. 3.(1) Without prejudice to any amendment made by a subsequent...

        4. 4.(1) An order may require a relevant body to make...

        5. 5.(1) An order may provide for the establishment of an...

      2. PART II DUTIES, POWERS AND STATUS

        1. 6.Specific duties

        2. 7.(1) For each financial year an HSS trust shall prepare...

        3. 8.An HSS trust shall furnish to the Department such reports,...

        4. 9.(1) An HSS trust shall be liable to pay—

        5. 10.Specific powers

        6. 11.An HSS trust may undertake and commission research and make...

        7. 12.An HSS trust may— (a) provide training for persons employed...

        8. 13.An HSS trust may enter into arrangements for the carrying...

        9. 14.According to the nature of its functions, an HSS trust...

        10. 15.For the purpose of making additional income available in order...

        11. 16.General powers

        12. 17.(1) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph 16, to...

        13. 18.Status

      3. PART III SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS

        1. 19.Re-imbursement for health and personal social services work carried out otherwise than under HSS contract

        2. 20.In any case where an HSS trust provides goods or...

        3. 21.Compulsory acquisition

        4. 22.Instruments, etc.

      4. PART IV DISSOLUTION

        1. 23.(1) The Department may by order dissolve an HSS trust....

        2. 24.(1) If an HSS trust is dissolved under this Part,...

        3. 25.Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph 24, if an...

        4. 26.An HSS trust may not be dissolved or wound up...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      FINANCIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO HSS TRUSTS

      1. 1.Borrowing

      2. 2.Guarantees of borrowing

      3. 3.Limits on indebtedness

      4. 4.Additional public dividend capital

      5. 5.Surplus funds

      6. 6.Investment

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. PART I AMENDMENTS COMING INTO OPERATION ON 1ST APRIL 1991

        1. The Parliamentary Commissioner Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 10)

        2. The Nursing Homes and Nursing Agencies Act(Northern Ireland) 1971 (c. 32)

        3. The Health and Personal Social Services(Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (NI 14)

        4. The Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

        5. The Health and Medicines (Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (NI 24)

        6. The Health and Personal Social Services (Special Agencies)(Northern Ireland) Order 1990 (NI 3)

      2. PART II AMENDMENTS COMING INTO OPERATION ON A DAY OR DAYS TO BE APPOINTED UNDER ARTICLE 1(2)

        1. The Human Tissue Act (Northern Ireland) 1962 (c. 19)

        2. The Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 34)

        3. The Commissioner for Complaints Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 25)

        4. The Nursing Homes and Nursing Agencies Act (Northern Ireland)1971 (c. 32)

        5. The Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (NI 14)

        6. The Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

        7. The Industrial Relations (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (NI 28)

        8. The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 1)

        9. The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1982 (NI 16)

        10. The Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 3)

        11. The Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 4)

        12. The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 18)

        13. The AIDS (Control) (Northern Ireland) Order 1987 (NI 18)

        14. The Disabled Persons (Northern Ireland) Act 1989 (c. 10)

        15. The Opticians Act 1989 (c. 44)

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      REPEALS

      1. PART I REPEALS COMING INTO OPERATION ON 1ST APRIL 1991

      2. PART II REPEALS COMING INTO OPERATION ON A DAY OR DAYS TO BE APPOINTED UNDER ARTICLE 1(2)

  14. Explanatory Note

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