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Schedule 1Amendments Consequential on Changes in the Local Administration of the Health Service

Part IAmendments Relating to District Health Authorities

The Public Health Act 1936

1In section 143(3) of the Public Health Act 1936 after the words " Area Health Authorities" there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authorities.

2In section 169(1) of the Public Health Act 1936, between the words " Area" and " Health Authority" there shall be inserted the words

or District.

3In section 244(1) of the Public Health Act 1936, between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District.

The Polish Resettlement Act 1947

4In section 4(1) of the Polish Resettlement Act 1947, after the words " Area Health Authorities " there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authorities.

The National Assistance Act 1948

5In section 21(7)(c) of the National Assistance Act 1948, after the words " Area Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

The Recall of Army and Air Force Pensioners Act 1948

6In the Schedule to the Recall of Army and Air Force Pensioners Act 1948, in paragraph 2, after the word " Wales " there shall be inserted the words

of a District Health Authority of which the district is in Wales.

The Shops Act 1950

7In section 22(1) of the Shops Act 1950, in proviso (v), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

or District.

8In Schedule 5 to the Shops Act 1950, in paragraph 1(g), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

or District.

The Midwives Act 1951

9(1)The Midwives Act 1951 shall be amended as provided in this paragraph.

(2)In section 23(2) for the words " of which the areas ", there shall be substituted the words

and District Health Authorities of which the areas or districts.

(3)In section 29(2), for the words from " Regional" to die end there shall be substituted the words "following authority for the region, area or district, as the case may be, in which the prosecution takes place, that is to say—

(a)where the prosecution takes place in England, the Regional Health Authority for the region in which the prosecution takes place ; and

(b)where the prosecution takes place in Wales, the Area Health Authority for the area or the District Health Authority for the district in which the prosecution takes place.".

(4)For section 31 there shall be substituted the following—

31The following health authorities shall be the local supervising authority over certified midwives, that is to say—

(a)for midwives within a region in England, the Regional Health Authority for the region ; and

(b)for midwives within an area or district in Wales, the Area Health Authority or District Health Authority for the area or district..

The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954

10In section 57(6) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, after the words " Area Health Authority", there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

The Nurses Act 1957

11(1)The Nurses Act 1957 shall be amended as provided in this paragraph.

(2)In section l1(2)(c), after the words " Area Health Authorities ", there shall be inserted the words

and District Health Authorities.

(3)In section 13(1), after the words "Area Health Authority", there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

(4)In section 14, after the words " Area Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

(5)In section 16, after the words " Area Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

(6)In Schedule 2, in paragraph 1(b), after the words " the areas ", there shall be inserted the words

and District Health Authorities of which the districts.

The Public Records Act 1958

12In Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958, in the entries in the Table relating to National health service hospitals, for the words from " Regional" to " Area " (in both places) there shall be substituted the words

Regional, Area or District.

The Mental Health Act 1959

13(1)The Mental Health Act 1959 shall be amended as provided in this paragraph.

(2)In section 37(2), after the words " Area Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

(3)In section 41(3), after the word "Minister", there shall be inserted the words

for the purposes of his functions.

(4)In section 47(3), after the words " Area Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

(5)In section 56(3), after the words " Area Health Authorities ", there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authorities.

(6)In section 59(1), in the definition of the managers of a hospital, for the words " under the National Health Service Act 1946 " there shall be substituted the words

for the purposes of his functions under the National Health Service Act 1977

and after the words "Area Health Authority", there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

(7)In section 132, between the words "Area" and "Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

and every District

and for the words " or area " there shall be substituted the words

, area or district.

(8)In section 147(1), in the definition of "hospital", for the words "under the National Health Service Act 1946" there shall be substituted the words

for the purposes of his functions under the National Health Service Act 1977.

The Radioactive Substances Act 1960

14In section 14(1) of the Radioactive Substances Act I960, after the words " Area Health Authority " (in both places), there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

The Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960

15In the Schedule to the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, in paragraph 1(f), after the words "Area Health Authorities", there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authorities.

The Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967

16In Schedule 3 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967, in paragraph 8, after the words " Area Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

a District Health Authority.

The Abortion Act 1967

17(1)In section 1(3) of the Abortion Act 1967, for the words from " the Minister " to the end there shall be substituted the words

the Secretary of State for the purposes of his functions under the National Health Service Act 1977 or the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 or in a place approved for the purposes of this section by the Secretary of State.

(2)In section 3(1) of the Abortion Act 1967, for the words from " a Minister" to " Acts" there shall be substituted the words

the Secretary of State.

The Leasehold Reform Act 1967

18In section 28 of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967, in subsection (5)(d), after the words" AreaHealth Authority", there shall be inserted the words

any District Health Authority

and, in subsection (6)(c), after the words " Area Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

The Health Services and Public Health Act 1968

19(1)The Health Services and Public Health Act 1968 shall be amended as provided in this paragraph.

(2)In section 48(2), in paragraph (a), after the words "whose area" there shall be inserted the words

or the District Health Authority within whose district

and, in paragraph (b), after the words " for the area ", there shall be substituted the words

or the District Health Authority for the district.

(3)In section 63, in subsection (l)(a) and in subsection (2)(b), after the words " Area Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

(4)In section 64, in subsection (3)(b). after the words "Area Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

or District Health Authority.

(5)In section 70(1), after the words " whose area ", there shall be inserted the words

or the District Health Authority within whose district.

The Post Office Act 1969

20In section 86(1) of the Post Office Act 1969, in the definition of " national health service authority ", in relation to England and Wales, after the words " Area Health Authority", there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

The Road Traffic Act 1972

21In section 156(l)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1972, after the words " Area Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

The Local Government Act 1972

22In section 113(1 A) of the Local Government Act 1972, after the words " Area Health Authority ", where first appearing, there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority

and for the words " or Area ", in paragraphs (a) and (b), there shall be substituted the words

Area or District.

The National Health Service Reorganisation Act 1973

23(1)The National Health Service Reorganisation Act 1973 shall be amended as provided in this paragraph.

(2)In section 14(2), in paragraph (a), between the words " Area " and "Health Authorities" there shall be inserted the words

or District

and in paragraph (b), for the figure " (3) " (in both places), there shall be substituted the figure

(2).

(3)In section 18(7), in the definition of "new health authority", between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District.

(4)In section 24(1), in column 2 of the Table, after the words " Area Health Authorities " in the second paragraph, there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authorities

and between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " in the third paragraph, there shall be inserted the words

or District.

The Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 191A

24In section 60(1) of the Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974, after the words " Area Health Authority", there shall be inserted the words

and each District Health Authority.

The Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974

25In section 30(2) of the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974, after the words "Area Health Authority" in paragraphs (a) and (b), there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

The House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975

26In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975, in the entry relating to a Chairman in receipt of remuneration of any Regional Health Authority, Area Health Authority or special health authority, for the words " or Area Health Authority (Teaching) or of any " there shall be substituted the words

District Health Authority or

and at the end there shall be added the words

(within the meaning of the National Health Service Act 1977).

The Nursing Homes Act 1975

27In section 2(3)(a) of the Nursing Homes Act 1975, for the words " by virtue of " there shall be substituted the words

for the purposes of his functions under.

The National Health Service Act 1977

28Section 8 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)for subsection (1) there shall be substituted the following subsections—

(1)It is the Secretary of State's duty to establish by order in accordance with Part I of Schedule 5 to this Act-

(a)authorities for such regions in England as he may by order determine ; and

(b)authorities for such areas or districts in Wales or those regions in England as he may by order determine, and orders determining regions, areas or districts in pursuance of this subsection shall be separate from orders establishing authorities for the regions, areas or districts.

(1A)The authorities established by order under subsection (1) above shall be named as follows—

(a)an authority established for a region shall be called a Regional Health Authority ;

(b)an authority established for an area shall, according as is provided in the order, be called an Area Health Authority with or without the word " Teaching; and

(c)an authority for a district shall, according as is provided in the order, be called either a District Health Authority with or without the word " Teaching " or by a special name indicating the authority's connection with the district or a place in the district, with or without the word " Teaching " ;

but in the following provisions of this Act, except where the context otherwise requires, "Area Health Authority" and " District Health Authority" mean respectively the authority for an area and the authority for a district whether or not the name of the authority incorporates the word " Teaching" or, in the case of an authority for a district, the word " District." " ;

(b)in subsection (2), after the word " area " (in both places) there shall be inserted the words

or districtand between the words " Area" and " Health Authority " the words " or District " ; and

(c)in subsection (3), after the words " areas " and " area " there shall be inserted the words

or districtsand " or district " respectively.

29For section 9 of the Act of 1977 there shall be substituted the following— Special provisions for teaching authorities.

9(1)An order under section 8(1) above establishing an authority for an area or district may provide for its name to incorporate the word " Teaching " if and only if the Secretary of State is satisfied that the authority is to provide for a university or universities substantial facilities for undergraduate or post-graduate clinical teaching.

(2)Where the Secretary of State is satisfied that an Area or District Health Authority is to provide, or is providing such facilities, he may provide by order for the Authority's name to incorporate the word " Teaching" and, where he is satisfied that an Area or District Health Authority whose name incorporates the word " Teaching " no longer provides such facilities, he may provide by order for the Authority's name to cease to incorporate that word.

(3)It is the Secretary of State's duty, before providing that an Authority's name shall incorporate or cease to incorporate the word "Teaching", to consult the university or universities concerned with the facilities in question.

30In section 10 of the Act of 1977 after the word " Authority " there shall be inserted the words

and of each District Health Authority

and after the word " area" there shall be inserted the words

or district

and for the words " described in " there shall be substituted the words

imposed by.

31In section 11(1) of the Act of 1977 between the words " Area " and "Health Authority" there shall be inserted the words

or District.

32In section 12(a) of the Act of 1977 the word " and " shall be omitted and after the words

Area Health Authorities

there shall be inserted the words

and District Health Authorities.

33In section 13(1) of the Act of 1977, after the word "Wales" there shall be inserted the words

a District Health Authority of which the district is in Wales.

34In section 14(1) and (2) of the Act of 1977 between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " (wherever occurring) there shall be inserted the words

or District

and in subsection (1) after the word " area " there shall be inserted the words

or district.

35In section 15 of the Act of 1977, in subsection (1), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District

and after the word " area " the words " or district" and in subsection (2), between the words " Area" and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District.

36Section 16 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in subsection (1), between the words "Area" and "Health Authority ", wherever occurring, there shall be inserted the words

or District; and

(b)in subsection (2), for the words " or Area " there shall be substituted the words

Health Authority, an Area Health Authority, a District

and after the words " same name " there shall be inserted the words

an Area Health Authority and a District Health Authority are equivalent to each other.

37Section 17 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)between the words " Area" and " Health Authority" wherever occurring there shall be inserted the words

or District; and

(b)after the word " area " in paragraph (a) there shall be inserted the words

or district.

38In section 18(3) of the Act of 1977 between the words " Area " and " Health Authority" there shall be inserted the words

or District.

39In section 19(3) of the Act of 1977 after the word " Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or for the district of a District Health Authority

and, in the paragraph beginning " A committee ", there shall be inserted, after the words

called the Area, the words "or the District" and after the words "for the area" the words " or district "¢

40Section 20 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in subsection (1), after the word "Authority" there shall be inserted the words

and a council for the district of each District Health Authority

and after the word " areas " there shall be inserted the words

or districts;

(b)in subsection (2)(a), after the word " Authorities", there shall be inserted the words

or for a district which includes the districts or parts of the districts of two or more District Health Authorities; and

(c)in subsection (2)(6), after the word " Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or of the district of a District Health Authority.

41Section 22 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in subsection (2), after the word " Authorities " there shall be inserted the words

and District Health Authorities

and, in the Table, in column 1, between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " (wherever occurring) there shall be inserted the words

or District

and, in column 2, after the word " area " (wherever occurring) there shall be inserted the words

or district;

(b)in subsection (3), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority" (in both places) there shall be inserted the words

or District; and

(c)in subsection (4)(6), between the words " Area" and " Health Authority " (in both places) there shall be inserted the words

or District

and after the words " the area " there shall be inserted the words

or district.

42Section 29 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in subsection (1), after the word "duty" there shall be inserted the words

and every District Health Authority's duty

and after the words " their area " and " the area " there shall be inserted the words

or district;

(b)in subsection (2)(e), after the word " area " (in both places), there shall be inserted the words

or district.

43Section 30 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in subsection (1), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District,

after the words " Authority's area " there shall be inserted the words

or district,

the words " (except as mentioned in subsection (2) below " shall be omitted and immediately before the words

be entitled

there shall be inserted the words

subject to the provisions of this Part of this Act relating to the disqualification of practitioners; and

(b)subsection (2) shall be omitted.

44In section 31(1)(b) of the Act of 1977 between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District

and after the words " its area " and " that area " there shall be inserted the words

or district.

45In section 32(3)(a) of the Act of 1977, after the word " areas " there shall be inserted the words

or districts.

46Section 33 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in subsection (1), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

or Districtand after the words " the area " and " that area " the words " or district " ;

(b)in subsection (2), for the words " area or part", there shall be substituted the words

area or district or part of an area or district;

(c)in subsection (3), between the words "Area" and "Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or Districtand after the words " Authority's area" the words " or district" ;

(d)in subsection (4), after the words " parts of the area " there shall be inserted the words

or districtand between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " the words " or District" ;

(e)in subsection (8)(a), for the words " area or part of an area " there shall be substituted the words

area or district or in the part of the area or district.

47In section 34 of the Act of 1977, in paragraph (a), between the words " Area" and " Health Authorities", there shall be inserted the words

and District

and after the words " their areas " and " those areas " the words " or districts " and in paragraph (b) between the words " Area " and " Health Authorities " there shall be inserted the words

or District.

48In section 35(1) of the Act of 1977 after the word " duty" there shall be inserted the words

and every District Health Authority's duty

and after the word " area " (in both places) there shall be inserted the words

or district.

49In section 36(d) of the Act of 1977 after the word " area " (in both places), there shall be inserted the words

or district.

50In section 37(6) of the Act of 1977 between the words " Area " and "Health Authority" there shall be inserted the words

or District;

51In section 38 of the Act of 1977 after the word "duty" there shall be inserted the words

and every District Health Authority's duty

and after the word "area" there shall be inserted the words

or district.

52In section 39 of the Act of 1977, in paragraph (b), after the words " the provisions of this " there shall be inserted the words

Part of this,

in paragraph (c), for the word "wishes" there shall be substituted the word

is,

and, in paragraph (d), after the word "area" (in both places), there shall be inserted the words

or district.

53In section 41 of the Act of 1977 after the word " duty " there shall be inserted the words

and every District Health Authority's duty

and after the word " area" (in both places) there shall be inserted the words

or district.

54In section 42(c) of the Act of 1977 after the word "area" (in both places), there shall be inserted the words

or district.

55In section 43(1) of the Act of 1977, between the words " Area " and "Health Authority" there shall be inserted the words

or District.

56In section 44(1) of the Act of 1977 after the words "Area Health Authority" there shall be inserted the words

or for the district of any District Health Authority

and after the word "area" (wherever occurring) there shall be inserted the words

or district.

57Section 45 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in subsection (1), after the words " Area Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

or for the district of a District Health Authority; and

(b)in subsection (2), after the word " area" there shall be inserted the words

or district.

58In section 46(1), (2) and (4) of the Act of 1977 between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " (wherever occurring) there shall be inserted the words

or District.

59In section 54(2) and (3) of the Act of 1977 between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or Districtand after the word " area " (wherever occurring) the words " or district".

60In section 55 of the Act of 1977 between the words "Area" and " Health Authority" there shall be inserted the words

or District¢

61In section 56 of the Act of 1977 after the words " Area Health Authority " where first occurring there shall be inserted the words

or any district or part of a district of a District Health Authority,

for the words "that area or part" there shall be substituted the words

that area or district or in that part of that area or district,

after the words " such area " there shall be inserted the word

district

and between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " (in (i)) there shall be inserted the words

or District.

62In section 65(1) of the Act of 1977, after the word " area ", there shall be inserted the words

or district.

63In section 66(1) of the Act of 1977, after the word " area ", there shall be inserted the words

or district.

64In section 83(a) and (b) of the Act of 1977 after the words " Area Health Authority" there shall be inserted the words

a District Health Authority.

65In section 85(1) of the Act of 1977 after paragraph (b), there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(bb)any District Health Authority ;

66In section 88 of the Act of 1977, in subsection (1) for the words " so vests" there shall be substituted the words

is so vested

and in subsection (2) for the words " section 6 of the Act of 1946 " there shall be substituted the words

the exercise of the power hereby conferred.

67In section 91(3)(b) of the Act of 1977, between the words "Area" and "Health" there shall be inserted the words

or District.

68In section 95(1) of the Act of 1977 for the word " and " (where first occurring) there shall be substituted the word

or.

69Section 98 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in subsection (1) after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(bb)every District Health Authority ;; and

(b)in subsection (2), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District

and at the end there shall be added the words

or district.

70In section 99(1) of the Act of 1977 after paragraph (b), there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(bb)District Health Authorities ;.

71In section 104(1)(a) of the Act of 1977, between the words " Area " and " Health Authorities ", there shall be inserted the words

or District.

72In section 109 of the Act of 1977 after paragraph (b), there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(bb)District Health Authorities ;.

73In section 110 of the Act of 1977, after paragraph (a), there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(ad)a District Health Authority of which the district is in Wales,

and, in paragraph (b), for the words " by such an Authority " there shall be substituted the words

or adopted by an Area or District Health Authority of which the area or district is in Wales;

.

74In section 119(1) of the Act of 1977, in paragraphs (d), (e) and (f), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

or District

and, in paragraphs (d) and (e), after the word " area " there shall be inserted the words

or district.

75Section 124 of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in subsection (2), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority ", mere shall be inserted the words

or District

and after the word " area" (in both places) there shall be inserted the words

or district;

(b)in subsection (4), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority ", there shall be inserted the words

or Districtand after the words " the area " the words " or district" ;

(c)in subsection (5), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority" (in both places) there shall be inserted the words

or District

and after the words " their area " there shall be inserted the words

or district

; and (d) in subsection (6), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District.

76In section 125 of the Act of 1977 after paragraph (b), there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(bb)a District Health Authority ;.

77Section 128(1) of the Act of 1977 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in the appropriate place in alphabetical order there shall be inserted the following definition— Area Health Authority" and "District Health Authority " mean respectively the authority for an area and the authority for a district, whether or not the name of the authority incorporates the word " Teaching " or, in the case of an authority for a district, the word " District

(b)in the definition of " health authority ", for the words " or Area", there shall be substituted the words

Area or District;

(c)in the definition of " the health service ", after the words " in pursuance of ", there shall be inserted the words

section 1 of the National Health Service Act 1946 and continued under;

(d)in the definition of " health service hospital", after the word " State ", there shall be inserted the words

for the purposes of his functions; and

(e)for the definition of " voluntary ", there shall be substituted the following definition— voluntary organisation " means a body the activities of which are carried on otherwise than for profit, but does not include any public or local authority ;

78(1)In Schedule 5 to the Act of 1977, the title of the Schedule shall be amended by substituting for the words

AND AREAthe words " AREA AND DISTRICT " and Part I shall be amended as provided in this paragraph.

(2)In the tide to the Part the same amendment shall be made as is made by sub-paragraph (1) above in the tide of the Schedule.

(3)In paragraph 2, in sub-paragraph (1), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District

and after the words " for an area" there shall be inserted the words

or district

and in sub-paragraph (2) after the words " in the area" there shall be inserted the words

or district

and between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " (in (a) and (c)) there shall be inserted the words

or District.

(4)In paragraph 3, between the words " Area" and " Health Authority" there shall be inserted the words

or District

and after the words " for an area" there shall be inserted the words

or district

(5)In paragraph 4, between the words " Area" and " Health Authority" there shall be inserted the words

or District

and after the words " the area" (in (a) and (6)) there shall be inserted the words

or district.

(6)In paragraph 5, in sub-paragraph (1)(a), after the words " metropolitan district" there shall be inserted the words

a non-metropolitan district,

in sub-paragraph (1)(b), for the words " the area of the Area" there shall be substituted the words

the area or district of the Area or District,

in sub-paragraph (1)(c), after the words "establishing the Area" there shall be inserted the words

or District

and, for the words from " it to be called " to " (Teaching) " there shall be substituted the words

its name to incorporate the word

Teaching " " and, in sub-paragraph (2)(a), after the words " establishing an Area ", there shall be inserted the words

or District

and, for the words from " it to be called " to " (Teaching) ", there shall be substituted the words

its name to incorporate or cease to incorporate the wordTeaching "."

79(1)In Schedule 5 to the Act of 1977, Part II shall be amended as provided in this paragraph.

(2)In paragraph 6, in sub-paragraph (1), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District

and after the word " area " (in (c), (d), (e) and (f)) there shall be inserted the words

or district

and, in sub-paragraph (2), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District.

(3)In paragraph 7, in sub-paragraph (1) after the words "Area Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or the district of a District Health Authority.

80(1)In Schedule 5 to the Act of 1977, Part III shall be amended as provided in this paragraph.

(2)In paragraph 8, after the words "Area Health Authorityœ, there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

(3)In paragraph 10(3)(b) and (d), between the words " Area " and " Health Authority " (wherever occurring) there shall be inserted the words

or District

and after the word " area " there shall be inserted the words

or district.

81(1)Schedule 6 to the Act of 1977 shall be amended as provided in this paragraph.

(2)In paragraph 1(1), for the words "area of an Area " there shall be substituted the words

area or district of an Area or District.

(3)In paragraph 4, for the words " area of an Area " there shall be substituted the words

area or district of an Area or District.

(4)At the end of paragraph 5 there shall be added the following sub-paragraph—

(d)in relation to the district of a District Health Authority, that District Health Authority.

82(1)Schedule 7 to the Act of 1977 shall be amended as provided in this paragraph.

(2)In paragraph 2, between the words " Area" and " Health Authorities " (in (d), (e), (f) and (g)), there shall be inserted the words

or District.

(3)In paragraph 3(d), between the words " Area" and " Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

or District.

(4)In paragraph 7, in the definition of " district", for the words after " Authority", there shall be substituted the words

or the district or part of the district of a District Health Authority or for such an area or district or part thereof together with the areas or parts of the areas of other Area Health Authorities or the districts or parts of districts of other District Health Authorities.

83In Schedule 15 to the Act of 1977, in paragraph 46(c), for the words " (a)(xvii) add

(xviii),

there shall be substituted the words " (a)(xviii) add

(xix)

and in paragraph 47(c), for the words " (b) (xviii) add

(xix),

there shall be substituted the words " (b)(xix) add

(xx).

The Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978

84In section 29 of the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978, in subsection (1)(d), for the words " or Area ", there shall be substituted the words

an Area Health Authority or a District

and, in subsection (2)(b), the word " and " where first appearing shall be omitted and after the words

Area Health Authority

there shall be inserted the words

and District Health Authority.

85In Schedule 5 to the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978, in paragraph 1, after the words " Area Health Authority " there shall be inserted the words

District Health Authority.

The Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1979

86In section 16(1) of the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1979, at the end of paragraph (b) there shall be added the words

and District Health Authorities.