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The Health Services (Pilot Schemes: Part VI Practitioners) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Health Services (Pilot Schemes: Part VI Practitioners) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998 and shall come into operation on 1st April 1999.

(2) In these Regulations–

“the 1997 Order” means the Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997;

“medical list” shall be construed in accordance with regulation 4(1) of the General Medical Services Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997(1);

“normal hours” means such days and times as may be specified in a pilot scheme as the days on which and times at which a doctor will normally be available to perform personal medical services;

“personal medical services” has the meaning assigned to it in Article 3(7) of the 1997 Order;

“pilot scheme” has the meaning assigned to it in Article 3(1) of the 1997 Order;

“pilot scheme provider” means a person, other than a board, who is a party to a pilot scheme; and

“Part VI practitioner” and “pilot scheme practitioner” have the meanings respectively assigned to them in Article 16(3) of the 1997 Order, but for the purposes of these Regulations a Part VI practitioner who performs personal medical services in any of the circumstances mentioned in regulation 2 is not a “pilot scheme practitioner”.

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