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The Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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2.—(1) The [1954 c. 33 (N.I.).] Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), this Order is to be read as one with the 1972 Order.

(3) In this Order—

“board” means a Health and Social Services Board;

“the 1972 Order” means the [1972 NI 14.] Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972;

“pilot scheme” and “piloted services” have the meaning given in Article 3;

“regulations” means regulations under this Order.

(4) Except in Articles 15B and 15D of the 1972 Order—

(a)references in any statutory provision to arrangements made under Article 15B of the 1972 Order are to be read, except where the context otherwise requires, as including references to pilot schemes; and

(b)references in any statutory provision to services under Article 15B of the 1972 Order, or to services provided in accordance with arrangements made under that Article, are to be read, except where the context otherwise requires, as including references to piloted services.

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