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

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Guarantees of borrowingN.I.

2.—(1) The Department may guarantee, in such manner and on such conditions as, with the approval of the Department of Finance and Personnel, it considers appropriate, the repayments of the principal of and the payment of interest on any sums which an [F1HSC trust] borrows from a person other than the Department.

(2) Immediately after a guarantee is given under this paragraph, the Department shall lay a statement of the guarantee before the Assembly.

(3) Where any sum is issued for fulfilling a guarantee so given, the Department shall lay before the Assembly a statement relating to that sum as soon as possible after the end of each financial year beginning with that in which the sum is issued and ending with that in which all liability in respect of the principal of the sum and in respect of interest on it is finally discharged.

(4) If any sums are issued in fulfilment of a guarantee given under this paragraph, the [F1HSC trust] concerned shall make to the Department, at such times and in such manner as the Department may from time to time direct,—

(a)payments of such amounts as the Department with the consent of the Department of Finance and Personnel so directs in or towards repayment of the sums so issued; and

(b)payments of interest, at such rates as the Department with the consent of the Department of Finance and Personnel so directs, on what is outstanding for the time being in respect of sums so issued.

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