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National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978

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1(1)No charge shall be made under section 69(1) in relation to the supply of drugs, medicines and appliances referred to in paragraph (a) of that subsection in respect of—

(a)the supply of any drug, medicine or appliance for a patient who is for the time being resident in hospital, or

(b)the supply of any drug or medicine for the treatment of venereal disease, or

(c)the supply of any appliance for a person who is under 16 years of age or is undergoing full-time education in a school, or

(d)the replacement or repair of any appliance in consequence of a defect in the appliance as supplied,

and regulations may provide for the remission or repayment of any charge payable under paragraph (a) of section 69(1) in such other cases as may be prescribed.

(2)Regulations made under section 69(1) in relation to the pharmaceutical services referred to in paragraph (b) of that subsection may provide for the remission or repayment of the charges made by those regulations in the case of such persons as may be prescribed.

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