Search Legislation

General Medical Services (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2001 No. 135

HEALTH AND PERSONAL SOCIAL SERVICES

General Medical Services (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

Made

25th March 2001

Coming into operation

17th April 2001

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety(1), in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Articles 56, 106(b) and 107(6) of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972(2) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, and in conjunction with the Department of Finance and Personnel and after consultation with such organisations as appeared to the Department to be representative of the medical profession, as required by Article 56(5) of that Order, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.  (1)  These Regulations may be cited as the General Medical Services (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001 and shall come into operation on 17th April 2001.

(2) In these Regulations, “the principal Regulations” means the General Medical Services Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997(3).

Amendment of the principal Regulations

2.  In Schedule 10 to the principal Regulations (drugs and other substances not to be prescribed for supply under pharmaceutical services), the following entries shall be deleted:—

  • Nicabate Nicotine Transdermal Patch

  • Nico Patch

  • Nicodex Patch

  • Niconil Transdermal Patch

  • Nicorette

  • Nicorette Nasal Spray

  • Nicorette Patch

  • Nicorette Plus

  • Nicostop Patch

  • Nicotine Patch (QHR Limited)

  • Nicotinell Gum

  • Nicotinell TTS Patches

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety on 28th March 2001.

L.S.

D. A. Baker

Senior Officer of the

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Finance and Personnel on 28th March 2001.

L.S.

D. Sterling

Senior Officer of the

Department of Finance and Personnel

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)

These Regulations further amend the General Medical Services Regulations (“the principal Regulations”) which regulate the terms on which doctors provide general medical services under the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972.

Regulation 2 deletes specified nicotine replacement therapy products from the list in Schedule 10 to the principal Regulations, which contains a list of drugs and other substances which may not be prescribed for supply under pharmaceutical services.

(1)

Department’s (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/283 (N.I. 1)); See Article 3(6)

(2)

S.I. 1972/1265 (N.I. 14) as amended by the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (S.I. 1978/1907 (N.I. 26)); the European Communities (Medical, Dental and Nursing Professions) (Linguistic Knowledge) Order 1981 (S.I. 1981/432); the Health and Medicines (Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (S.I. 1988/2249 (N.I. 24)); the Health and Personal Social Services and Public Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/2229 (N.I. 24)); the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 (S.I. 1991/194 (N.I. 1)); the Medical (Professional Performance) Act 1995 c. 51 and the Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/1177(N.I. 7) )

(3)

S.R. 1997 No. 380 as amended by S.R, 2000 No. 217

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enactedversion that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources