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[F1X1SCHEDULE 3E+W+S Minor and consequential amendments of the Act of 1976

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X1The text of Schedule 3 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified, does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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1In this Schedule references to sections are references to sections of the Act of 1976.E+W+S

2(1)In subsection (2) of section 13 (authorisations to construct or extend controlled premises) for the words “the National Health Service Acts” and “those Acts” (in both cases as originally enacted) there shall be substituted the words “ the principal Act ” and “ that Act ” respectively.E+W+S

(2)For subsection (3) of that section there shall be substituted the following subsection—

(3)The matters referred to in subsection (2) above are—

(a)how much accommodation and what facilities are or will be provided at, and what are or will be the staffing requirements of, relevant hospital premises in the area or areas served by the health service hospital or hospitals concerned;

(b)how much accommodation or additional accommodation the works would provide;

(c)what facilities or additional facilities the works would enable to be provided; and

(d)what staffing requirements or additional staffing requirements the works would give rise to..

(3)In subsection (4) of that section after the words “as to” there shall be inserted the words “ the use of the premises, ”.

3In subsection (4) of section 16 (regulations in connection with the provisions of Part III) after the words “notifiable works” there shall be inserted the words “ or a notifiable change ”.E+W+S

4In subsection (2)(a) of section 18 (offences) after the words “notifiable works” there shall be inserted the words “ or the making of any notifiable change ” .E+W+S

5(1)Section 20 (interpretation of Part III) shall be amended as provided in this paragraph.E+W+S

(2)After the definition of “controlled works” there shall be inserted the following definition— health authority” means, for England and Wales, an Area Health Authority or a District Health Authority or, for Scotland, a Health Board; ”.

(3)In the definition of “hospital premises” for the words “has the meaning given by section 14(7)” there shall be substituted the words “ and “hospital services” have the meanings given by section 12(2) ”.

(4)In the definition of “notifiable works” for the words “has the meaning” there shall be substituted the words “ and “notifiable change” have the meanings ”.

(5)After the definition of “prescribed” there shall be inserted the following definition— relevant hospital premises” has the meaning given by section 12(2) above; ”.

6(1)In subsection (1) of section 23 (general interpretation, amendments and repeals) for the definition of “the principal Act” there shall be substituted the following definition— the principal Act” means, for England and Wales, the M1National Health Service Act 1977 or, for Scotland, the M2National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978; ”.E+W+S

(2)After subsection (2) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(2A)The Secretary of State may by order provide that this Act shall extend to the Isles of Scilly with such modifications, if any, as are specified in the order, and except as may be so provided this Act does not extend to the Isles of Scilly..]

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