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[F1F249S The Family Health Services Appeal AuthorityE+W+S

(1)There shall be a body to be known as the Family Health Services Appeal Authority (“FHSAA”).

(2)The FHSAA shall be constituted in accordance with Schedule 9A to this Act, which also makes other provision in relation to the FHSAA.

(3)The FHSAA shall have such functions as are conferred on it by this Act or by any other enactment.

(4)The Secretary of State may direct the FHSAA to exercise any of his functions relating to the determination of appeals to him which are specified in the directions.

(5)Directions under subsection (4) shall be given by regulations or by an instrument in writing.

(6)The Secretary of State may make available to the FHSAA any facilities (including the use of any premises) provided by him or by a Special Health Authority or NHS trust for any service under this Act, and the services of persons employed by the Secretary of State or by a Special Health Authority or NHS trust.

(7)Subsections (1) to (3) of section 27 above apply in relation to the services of persons employed by a Special Health Authority and made available under subsection (6) as they apply in relation to the services of officers of Special Health Authorities to be made available under section 26 above.

(8)For the purposes of subsection (6)—

(a)the Secretary of State may give directions to an NHS trust requiring it to make facilities or the services of persons available as mentioned there; but

(b)subsections (1) and (2) of section 27 above apply in relation to the services of such persons as they apply in relation to the services of officers to be made available by virtue of section 26 above by a [F3Strategic Health Authority,]F3 Health Authority, Special Health Authority or Primary Care Trust.]]

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F1S. 49S and cross-heading inserted (1.10.2001 for certain purposes for E., 1.12.2001 for all other purposes for E. and 26.8.2002 for W.) by 2001 c. 15, ss. 27(1), 70(2) (with ss. 64(9), 65(4)); S.I. 2001/3294, art. 4, Sch. Pt. I (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. Pt. II); S.I. 2002/1919, art. 3 (subject to art. 3(2))

F2S. 49S inserted (1.10.2001 for certain purposes for E., 1.12.2001 for all other purposes for E. and 26.8.2002 for W.) by 2001 c. 15, ss. 27(1), 70(2) (with ss. 64(9), 65(4)); S.I. 2001/3294, art. 4, Sch. Pt. I (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. Pt. II); S.I. 2002/1919, {art. 3 } (subject to art. 3(2))

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