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The National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) (Scotland) Regulations 2018

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2018 No. 66

National Health Service

The National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) (Scotland) Regulations 2018

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15th February 2018

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

19th February 2018

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 9(6), 17A(6), 17K, 17L, 17N, 17O, 28(1), 105(7) and 106(a) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

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1978 c.29. Section 17A was inserted by section 30 of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c.19) (“the 1990 Act”). Section 17A was moved under a new heading entitled “NHS Contracts” by section 31 of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (c.46). Sections 17K, 17N and 17O were inserted by section 4 of the Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 1) (“the 2004 Act”). Section 17L was substituted by section 39(1) of the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 3). Section 28(1) was relevantly amended by section 3(4) of the National Health Service (Amendment) Act 1986 (c.66) and by paragraph 1(8) of schedule 4 of the 2004 Act. Section 105(7) was amended by paragraph 5 of schedule 6 and schedule 7 of the Health Services Act 1980 (c.53), paragraph 24 of schedule 9 of the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983 (c.41) and paragraph 60 of schedule 4 of the Health Act 1999 (c.8). Section 108(1) contains a definition of “prescribed” and “regulations” relevant to the statutory powers under which these Regulations are made. 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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