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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I The National Health Service

    1. Local administration of the health service in England and Wales

      1. 1. Power to make changes in the local administration of the health service in England and Wales.

      2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Financial provisions relating to the health services in England, Wales and Scotland

      1. 3. Extension of the powers to make services available to local authorities etc. under s. 26 of the Act of 1977 and s. 15 of the Scottish Act of 1978.

      2. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 5. Power of health authorities etc. to raise money, etc., by appeals, collections, etc.

      4. 6. Provision of public money for and financial duties of health authorities, Health Boards, etc.

      5. 7. Services provided by relatives of doctors providing general medical services.

    3. Dissolution of the Central Health Services Council

      1. 8. Dissolution of the Central Health Services Council.

  3. Part II Private Practice

    1. Pay beds and Health Services Board, etc.

      1. 9. Repeal of provisions relating to withdrawal of pay beds and dissolution of Board, etc.

      2. 10, 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Control of hospitals outside the national health service

      1. 12. Meaning of “controlled premises”.

      2. 13. Exemptions from control.

      3. 14. Notice of notifiable changes.

      4. 15. Minor and consequential amendments of the Act of 1976.

    3. Nursing homes and mental nursing homes, etc.

      1. 16. Nursing homes and mental nursing homes, etc.

  4. Part III Miscellaneous

    1. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 20. Extension of pharmaceutical services in connection with dental treatment provided by health authorities, etc.

    5. 21. Regulation of right to provide pharmaceutical services.

    6. Miscellaneous and supplementary

      1. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 23. Correction of meaning of “local authority” in Part IV of the National Assistance Act 1948.

      3. 24. Expenses and receipts of the Secretary of State, etc.

      4. 25. Interpretation and minor amendments and repeals.

      5. 26. Short title, commencement and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Amendments consequential on changes in the local administration of the Health Service

      1. Part I Amendments relating to District Health Authorities

        1. The Public Health Act 1936

          1. 1.In section 143(3) of the Public Health Act 1936 after...

          2. 2.In section 169(1) of the Public Health Act 1936, between...

          3. 3.In section 244(1) of the Public Health Act 1936, between...

        2. The Polish Resettlement Act 1947

          1. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 5.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. The Recall of Army and Air Force Pensioners Act 1948

          1. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 7, 8.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. The Midwives Act 1951

          1. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954

          1. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. The Nurses Act 1957

          1. 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. The Public Records Act 1958

          1. 12.In Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958, in...

          2. 13.. . . . . . . . . ....

        8. The Radioactive Substances Act 1960

          1. 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 15.. . . . . . . . . ....

        9. The Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967

          1. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        10. The Abortion Act 1967

          1. 17.(1) In section 1(3) of the Abortion Act 1967, for...

        11. The Leasehold Reform Act 1967

          1. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        12. The Health Services and Public Health Act 1968

          1. 19.(1) The shall be amended as provided in this paragraph....

        13. The Post Office Act 1969

          1. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 21.. . . . . . . . . ....

        14. The Local Government Act 1972

          1. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        15. The National Health Service Reorganisation Act 1973

          1. 23.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        16. The Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974

          1. 24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        17. The Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974

          1. 25.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        18. The House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975

          1. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        19. The Nursing Homes Act 1975

          1. 27.In section 2(3)( a ) of the Nursing Homes Act...

        20. The National Health Service Act 1977

          1. 28.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 29.. . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 30.. . . . . . . . . ....

          4. 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          5. 32.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          6. 33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          7. 34.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          8. 35.. . . . . . . . . ....

          9. 36.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          10. 37.. . . . . . . . . ....

          11. 38.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          12. 39.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          13. 40.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          14. 41.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          15. 42.. . . . . . . . . ....

          16. 43.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          17. 44—49.. . . . . . . . . ....

          18. 50.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          19. 51.. . . . . . . . . ....

          20. 52.In section 39 of the Act of 1977, in paragraph...

          21. 53.. . . . . . . . . ....

          22. 54.. . . . . . . . . ....

          23. 55.. . . . . . . . . ....

          24. 56, 57.. . . . . . . . . ....

          25. 58—61.. . . . . . . . . ....

          26. 62.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          27. 63.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          28. 64.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          29. 65.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          30. 66.In section 88 of the Act of 1977, in subsection...

          31. 67.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          32. 68.In section 95(1) of the Act of 1977 for the...

          33. 69.Section 98 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended...

          34. 70.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          35. 71.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          36. 72.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          37. 73.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          38. 74.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          39. 75.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          40. 76.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          41. 77.Section 128(1) of the Act of 1977 shall be amended...

          42. 78.(1) In Schedule 5 to the Act of 1977, the...

          43. 79.. . . . . . . . . ....

          44. 80.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          45. 81.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          46. 82.(1) Schedule 7 to the Act of 1977 shall be...

          47. 83.In Schedule 15 to the Act of 1977, in paragraph...

        21. The Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978

          1. 84.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 85.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        22. The Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1979

          1. 86.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Part II Amendments relating to shared Family Practitioner Committees

        1. 87—97.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 98.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 99.. . . . . . . . . ....

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. The Health Services Act 1976

        1. 1.In sections 12(1), 13(2) and (4), 14(1) and (3), 16(1)(a)...

        2. 2.In section 13 of that Act— (a) in subsection (1)...

        3. 3.In section 14 of that Act— (a) in subsection (1)...

        4. 4.In section 16 of that Act— (a) for paragraphs (d)...

        5. 5.In section 17 of that Act— (a) in subsection (1)...

        6. 6.In section 22(2) of that Act paragraph (a) and the...

      2. The National Health Service Act 1977

        1. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 10.In section 128(1) of that Act the definitions of “Health...

      3. The National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978

        1. 11.In the Scottish Act of 1978— (a) . . ....

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Minor and consequential amendments of the Act of 1976

      1. 1.In this Schedule references to sections are references to sections...

      2. 2.(1) In subsection (2) of section 13 (authorisations to construct...

      3. 3.In subsection (4) of section 16 (regulations in connection with...

      4. 4.In subsection (2)( a ) of section 18 (offences) after...

      5. 5.(1) Section 20 (interpretation of Part III) shall be amended...

      6. 6.(1) In subsection (1) of section 23 (general interpretation, amendments...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Nursing Homes and Mental Nursing Homes, etc.

      1. Part I England and Wales

        1. 1—5.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II Scotland

        1. 6.In this Part of this Schedule references to sections are,...

        2. 7.In section 1 (registration of nursing homes)—

        3. 8.In section 2(1) (cancellation of registration)— (a) before the proviso...

        4. 9.After section 3 there shall be inserted the following section—...

        5. 10.In section 4 (regulations) for subsection (2) there shall be...

        6. 11.Section 5 shall be omitted.

        7. 12.In section 7 (power to exempt Christian Science Homes), in...

        8. 13.In section 10— (a) the definition of “pupil midwife” and...

        9. 14.The said section 10 shall be renumbered as subsection (1)...

        10. 15.In section 16(1) of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1960...

        11. 16.In Schedule 7 to the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Amendments of the Act of 1977 and the Scottish Act of 1978 relating to exemptions from charges for certain services and appliances

      1. Part I Amendments of the Act of 1977

        1. Exemption from charges for appliances

          1. 1.In paragraph 1(1)(c) of Schedule 12 to the Act of...

        2. Exemption from charges for dental or optical appliances

          1. 2.(1) Paragraph 2 of the said Schedule 12 shall be...

        3. Exemptions from charges for dental treatment

          1. 3.(1) Paragraph 3 of the said Schedule 12 shall be...

        4. Interpretation

          1. 4.For paragraph 7 of the said Schedule 12, there shall...

      2. Part II Amendments of the Scottish Act of 1978

        1. Exemption from charges for appliances

          1. 5.In paragraph 1(1)(c) of Schedule 11 to the Scottish Act...

        2. Exemption from charges for dental or optical appliances

          1. 6.(1) Paragraph 2 of the said Schedule shall be amended...

        3. Exemptions from charges for dental treatment

          1. 7.(1) Paragraph 3 of the said Schedule 11 shall be...

        4. Interpretation

          1. 8.After paragraph 6 of the said Schedule 11, there shall...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Other minor amendments

      1. The National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978

        1. 1.(1) In subsection (6) of the Scottish Act of 1978...

        2. 2.In subsection (1) of section 10 of that Act (common...

        3. 3.In section 20 of that Act (applications to provide general...

        4. 4.In section 25(3) of that Act (remuneration of dentists providing...

        5. 5.(1) In section 105(7) of that Act (power to make...

        6. 6.Section 108(1) of that Act (definitions) shall be amended as...

        7. 7.(1) Schedule 1 to that Act shall be amended as...

        8. 8.(1) Schedule 5 to that Act shall be amended as...

        9. 9.In paragraph 3 of Schedule 14 to that Act—

        10. 10.In paragraph 13(b) of Schedule 15 to that Act, after...

      2. The Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1979

        1. 11.(1) After paragraph 6 of Schedule 7 to the Nurse,...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Enactments repealed

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