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National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978

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85Expenses of certain bodies and travelling expenses and receipts

(1)There shall be paid by the Secretary of State such sums as may be necessary to defray the expenditure of the following bodies, being expenditure approved by him in the prescribed manner—

(a)the Planning Council;

(b)every Health Board ;

(c)the Agency;

(d)the Medical Practices Committee ;

(e)the Dental Estimates Board;

(f)the Tribunal.

(2)The expenditure of a local health council shall, for the purposes of this section, be deemed to be the expenditure of the Health Board within whose area it has been established.

(3)The expenditure of a University Liaison Committee shall, for the purposes of this section, be deemed to be the expenditure of the Health Board for whose area it is constituted, and, where a University Liaison Committee is constituted for the areas of more than one Health Board, its expenditure shall be apportioned between the Boards concerned in such manner as may be determined by the Secretary of State.

(4)Payments under subsection (1) shall be made at such times and in such manner, and subject to such conditions as to records, certificates or otherwise, as the Secretary of State may determine.

(5)Regulations may provide for the payment by the Secretary of State in such cases as may be prescribed, of travelling expenses (including the travelling expenses of a companion) incurred or to be incurred by persons for the purpose of availing themselves of any service under this Act.

(6)Any sums received by the Secretary of State under this Act shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund, but this section is without prejudice to section 52(4).

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