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(1)The powers exercisable in relation to a patented invention under section 46 of the M1Patents Act 1949 by a government department or a person authorised by a government department shall include power to make, use, exercise and vend the invention for the production or supply of drugs and medicines required for the provision of pharmaceutical services, [F1general medical services, personal medical services, general dental services or personal dental services], and prescribed for the purposes of this section by regulations made by [F2the Secretaries of State respectively concerned with health in England, in Wales and in Scotland] acting jointly; and any reference in that section or in section 47 or 48 of the Patents Act 1949 to the services of the Crown shall be construed accordingly.
(2)In the foregoing subsection references to pharmaceutical services, general medical services and general dental services shall be construed as referring to services of those respective kinds under [F3Part II of the M2National Health Service Act 1977], Part [F4II] of the M3National Health Service (Scotland) Act [F41978] or the corresponding provisions of the law in force in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man.
[F5(2A)In subsection (1), references to personal medical services and personal dental services are to be construed as references to services of those respective kinds under section 28C of the 1977 Act, section 17C of the 1978 Act or the corresponding provisions of the law in force in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man.]
(3)The power conferred by subsection (1) above to make regulations shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
(4)This section shall extend to the Isle of Man.
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