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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2001 No. 58 (C. 1 )

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE

The National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (Commencement No. 7) (Scotland) Order 2001

Made

2nd March 2001

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 41(3) of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997(1) being satisfied, having regard in particular to reviews of pilot schemes which have been conducted under section 7 of that Act, that it would be in the interests of any part of the health service in accordance with section 21(3) of that Act, and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Citation, interpretation and extent

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (Commencement No. 7) (Scotland) Order 2001.

(2) In this Order “the 1997 Act” means the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997.

(3) This Order extends to Scotland only.

Appointed day

2.  5th March 2001 is the day appointed for the coming into force of sections 21(2) and (3), 22(2) and 25(2) of the 1997 Act, as they relate to personal medical services, and of paragraphs 34 and 56 and of paragraph 57 (for the purpose only of inserting the definition of “personal medical services”) of Schedule 2 to the 1997 Act (minor and consequential amendments).

Revocation

3.—(1) In article 3 of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (Commencement No. 4) Order 1998(2) (references to certain terms), in paragraph (2) the words “or to arrangements made under section 17C of the 1978 Act” are hereby revoked.

(2) In article 3 of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (Commencement No. 5) Order 1998(3) (references to certain terms), in paragraph (2) the words “or to arrangements made under section 17C of the 1978 Act” are hereby revoked.

SUSAN C DEACON

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

2nd March 2001

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order which extends to Scotland only, brings into force certain provisions of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (“the 1997 Act”).

Article 2 of the Order appoints 5th March 2001 for the coming into force of sections 21(2) and (3), 22(2) and 25(2) of the 1997 Act, but only as those sections apply to personal medical services. Section 21(2) inserts new sub sections 17C and 17D into the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (“the 1978 Act”). These sections allow for arrangements to be made between specified bodies for the provision of personal medical services. Section 22(2) inserts a new sub section 17E into the 1978 Act. This section provides for regulations to be made concerning arrangements under section 17C. Section 25(2) inserts a new section 24A into the 1978 Act. This section provides power to make regulations concerning deputising by one type of medical practitioner for another.

Article 2 of the Order also brings into force on 5th March 2001 paragraphs 34, 56 and part of 57 of Schedule 2 to the 1997 Act, which make minor consequential amendments to the 1978 Act relating to arrangements under section 17C of the 1978 Act.

The National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (Commencement No. 4) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/631) and the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (Commencement No. 5) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1998) restricted the interpretation of references to section 17C in enactments as references to pilot schemes. Article 3 of this Order removes this restrictive interpretation in the light of the insertion of section 17C itself into the 1978 Act.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the 1997 Act have been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order:

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No
(1)

A limitation on the purposes for which these paragraphs were brought into force was removed by article 3(3) of S.I. 1998/1998.

s.128.11.971997/2620
s.228.11.971997/2620
s.314.8.981998/1998
s.4 (partially)22.8.971997/1780
(remainder)30.10.971997/2620
s.5 (partially)28.11.971997/2620
(remainder)1.4.981998/631
s.6 (partially)28.11.971997/2620
(remainder)1.4.981998/631
s.7 (partially)1.4.981998/631
(remainder)1.10.981998/1998
s.8 (partially)1.4.981998/631
(remainder)1.10.981998/1998
s.9, subsections (1) and (2)15.8.971997/1780
subsection (3) (partially)1.4.981998/631
(remainder)1.10.981998/1998
s.1015.8.971997/1780
s.111.4.981998/631
s.121.4.981998/631
s.13, subsections (1) and (3) to (8)15.8.971997/1780
(remainder)1.4.981998/631
s.151.4.981998/631
s.16 (partially)30.10.971997/2620
(remainder)11.5.981998/631
s.171.10.981998/1998
s.18, subsections (1), (2) (partially) and (3)15.8.971997/1780
Subsection (2) (partially)28.11.971997/2620
(remainder)1.4.981998/631
s.191.4.981998/631
s.201.10.981998/1998
s.231.4.981998/631
s.241.10.981998/1998
s.2715.8.971997/1780
s.2815.8.971997/1780
s.291.4.981998/631
s.3015.8.971997/1780
s.311.9.971997/1780
s.3210.12.981998/2840
s.341.4.981998/631
s.351.4.981998/631
s.3614.10.971997/2457
s.371.4.981998/631
s.41(10) (partially)15.8.971997/1780
(partially)1.4.981998/631
(partially)1.10.981998/1998
(partially)18.11.981998/2840
(partially)10.12.981998/2840
s.41(12) (partially)1.4.981998/631
(partially)1.10.981998/1998
(partially)10.12.981998/2840
Schedule 11.4.981998/631
In Part I of Schedule 2-paragraphs 1 and 2(1)1.4.981998/631
(1)paragraph 3 (partially)1.4.981998/631
(partially)1.10.981998/1998
(partially)10.12.981998/2840
paragraphs 4 to 8(1)1.4.981998/631
paragraphs 9, 10 and 1110.12.981998/2840
paragraph 121.10.981998/1998
paragraphs 13 and 1415.8.971997/1780
paragraphs 15, 16, 17 and 181.10.981998/1998
paragraph 2015.8.971997/1780
paragraph 21 (partially)1.4.981998/631
(remainder)1.10.981998/1998
paragraphs 22 to 261.4.981998/631
paragraphs 2715.8.971997/1780
paragraphs 28 (partially)1.4.981998/631
paragraphs 28 (partially)10.12.981998/2840
paragraphs 29 to 311.4.981998/631
paragraph 32 (partially)1.4.981998/631
(partially)1.10.981998/1998
paragraphs 35 to 39(1)1.4.981998/631
paragraph 431.10.981998/1998
paragraphs 44 and 4515.8.971997/1780
paragraphs 47 to 501.10.981998/1998
paragraph 5115.8.971997/1780
paragraph 521.10.981998/1998
paragraphs 53, 54, 57 (partially), 58 to 611.4.981998/631
paragraph 6218.11.981998/2840
paragraphs 63(1), 64 (partially), 65 (partially) and 66 to 68(1)1.4.981998/631
Schedule 3, Part I (partially)1.4.981998/631
(partially)1.10.981998/1998
(partially)10.12.981998/2840
Part III10.12.981998/2840
(1)

1997 c. 46. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

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