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[F1 Public Health Act 1936 (c. 49)E+W+S

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1So much of subsections (3) and (4) of section 143 of the Public Health Act 1936 (regulations for prevention and treatment of infectious disease etc.) as relates to the enforcement and execution of regulations under that section by officers and men employed in the coastguard shall cease to have effect.]E+W+S

Public Health (Scotland) Act 1945 (c. 15)E+W+S

2(1)In subsections (3) and (4) of section 1 of the Public Health (Scotland) Act 1945 (regulations for prevention and treatment of infectious diseases etc.) the words “and officers and men employed in the coastguard” shall be omitted wherever they occur.E+W+S

(2)In the proviso to subsection (3) of that section, for the words “officer, or person” there shall be substituted the words “or officer”.

(3)In section (4) of that section after the word “Board” there shall be inserted the word “or”.

National Assistance Act 1948 (c. 29)E+W+S

3The following section shall be inserted after section 30 of the National Assistance Act 1948—E+W+S

30A Research.

Without prejudice to any powers conferred on them by any other Act,—

(a)the Secretary of State may promote research into any matter relating to the functions of local authorities under this Part of this Act, and, in particular, may participate with or assist other persons in conducting such research; and

(b)a local authority may conduct or assist other persons in conducting research into any matter relating to the functions of local authorities under this Part of this Act..

[F24In section 41(2)(a) of the National Assistance Act 1948 (registration of charities for disabled persons) for the words “the Residential Homes Act 1980” there shall be substituted the words “Part I of Schedule 4 to the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983”.]E+W+S

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F2Sch. 4 Pt. I (paras. 1–23), Pt. II paras. 24–37, 44, Pt. III (paras. 49–56), Sch. 9 paras. 4, 6, 9, 12–14 and 26 repealed (E.W.) by Registered Homes Act 1984 (c. 23, SIF 113:3), s. 57, Sch. 3

F3 Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948 (c. 53)E+W+S+N.I.

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F3Sch. 2 paras. 50, 60–62, Sch. 4 Pt. II paras. 45–48 and Sch. 9 para. 5 repealed (E.W.) (14.10.1991) by Children Act 1989 (c. 41, SIF 20), s. 108(7), Sch.15 (with s. 108(6), Sch. 14 paras. 1(1), 27(4); S.I. 1991/828, art. 3(2)

[F45In subsection (3) of section 3 of the Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948 (by virtue of which a local social services authority are required to issue a copy of a certificate under that section which has been lost or destroyed on payment of a fee not exceeding 25p) for the words from “fee” to “authority”, in the third place where it occurs, there shall be substituted the words “reasonable fee as they”.]S

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F4Sch. 2 paras. 50, 60-62, Sch. 4 Pt. II paras. 45-48 and Sch. 9 para. 5 repealed (E.W.) (14.10.1991) by Children Act 1989 (c. 41, SIF 20), s. 108(7), Sch.15 (with s. 108(6), Sch. 14 paras. 1(1), 27(4)); S.I 1991/828, art. 3(2)

[F5 Mental Health Act 1959 (c. 72)E+W+S

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F5Sch. 4 Pt. I (paras. 1–23), Pt. II paras. 24–37, 44, Pt. III (paras. 49–56), Sch. 9 paras. 4, 6, 9, 12–14 and 26 repealed (E.W.) by Registered Homes Act 1984 (c. 23, SIF 113:3), s. 57, Sch. 3

6In section 128(1)(b) of the Mental Health Act 1959 (sexual intercourse with patients) for the words from “home” to the end of the subsection there shall be substituted the words “care home within the meaning of Part I of Schedule 4 to the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983”.]E+W+S

Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 (c. 67)E+W+S+N.I.

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Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49)E+W+S

8In section 10 of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (financial assistance to voluntary organisations), in subsection (5)—E+W+S

(a)the word “section” shall be substituted for the words “sections 64 and”; and

(b)after the word “1968” there shall be inserted the words “and section 16B of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978”.

[F7 Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (c. 7)E+W+S

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F7Sch. 4 Pt. I (paras. 1–23), Pt. II paras. 24–37, 44, Pt. III (paras. 49–56), Sch. 9 paras. 4, 6, 9, 12–14 and 26 repealed (E.W.) by Registered Homes Act 1984 (c. 23, SIF 113:3), s. 57, Sch. 3

9At the end of Schedule 1 to the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (which specifies the enactments conferring functions assigned to the social services committee of a local authority), there shall be inserted the following entry—E+W+S

Registration of residential care homes..]

Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1971 (c. 62)E+W+S

F810. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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[F1012The following paragraph shall be substituted for paragraph 4 of Schedule 1 to that Act—E+W+S

Registration of voluntary homes under Child Care Act 1980 and children’s homes under Children’s Homes Act 1982.

4Registered Homes Tribunals constituted under Schedule 4 to the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983..]

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F10Sch. 4 Pt. I (paras. 1–23), Pt. II paras. 24–37, 44, Pt. III (paras. 49–56), Sch. 9 paras. 4, 6, 9, 12–14 and 26 repealed (E.W.) by Registered Homes Act 1984 (c. 23, SIF 113:3), s. 57, Sch. 3

13The following paragraph shall be inserted after paragraph 21 of that Schedule—E+W+S

Nursing Homes and Mental Nursing Homes Registration.

21ARegistered Homes Tribunals constituted under Schedule 4 to the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983..

14The following paragraph shall be inserted after paragraph 28 of that Schedule—E+W+S

Residential Care Homes Registration

28ARegistered Homes Tribunals constituted under Schedule 4 to the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983..

F1115. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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F12 Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)E+W

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Guardianship Act 1973 (c. 29)E+W

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F14Sch. 2 paras. 34, 37, 46-49, 51-59, Sch. 4 pt. II paras. 38-43, Sch. 9 paras. 16 and 17 repealed (E.W.) (14.10.1991) by Children Act 1989 (c. 41, SIF 20), s. 108)(7), Sch.15 (with s. 108(6), Sch. 14 paras. 1(1), 27(4)); S.I. 1991/828, art. 3(2)

House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)E+W+S

18In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (disqualifying offices) there shall be inserted in the appropriate place in alphabetical order—E+W+S

A member of a panel appointed under section 7 of the Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1971 of persons to act as Chairmen of Social Security Appeal Tribunals and Medical Appeal Tribunals.

The President of Social Security Appeal Tribunals and Medical Appeal Tribunals.

A regional or other fulltime Chairman of Social Security Appeal Tribunals and Medical Appeal Tribunals..

Adoption Act 1976 (c. 36)E+W+S

19In section 32(3) of the Adoption Act 1976 (meaning of “protected child”) the following paragraph shall be substituted for paragraph (b)—E+W+S

(b)he is—

(i)suffering from mental disorder within the meaning of the Mental Health Act 1983; and

(ii)resident in a residential care home, within the meaning of Part I of Schedule 4 to the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983;.

20. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F15E+W+S

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National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49)E+W+S

21So much of subsection (2) of section 100 of the National Health Service Act 1977 as requires that payments made under that section shall be in accordance with regulations made by the Secretary of State and approved by the Treasury shall cease to have effect.E+W+S

22In Section 128(1) of that Act (interpretation and construction) the following definition shall be inserted after the definition of “dental practitioner”—E+W+S

  • disabled persons” means persons who are blind, deaf or dumb or who suffer from mental disorder of any description and other persons who are substantially and permanently handicapped by illness, injury or congenital deformity or such other disability as may be prescribed;.

23At the end of Schedule 8 to that Act (local social services authorities) there shall be added—E+W+S

ResearchE+W+S

4Without prejudice to any powers conferred on them by any other Act, a local social services authority may conduct or assist other persons in conducting research into matters relating to the functions of local social services authorities under this Schedule..

National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29)E+W+S

24In section 105(7) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (orders, regulations and directions) for the words “or orders” there shall be substituted the words “, orders or directions”.E+W+S

Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 (c. 44)E+W+S

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[F17 Foster Children Act 1980 (c. 6)E+W+S

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F17Sch. 4 Pt. I (paras. 1–23), Pt. II paras. 24–37, 44, Pt. III (paras. 49–56), Sch. 9 paras. 4, 6, 9, 12–14 and 26 repealed (E.W.) by Registered Homes Act 1984 (c. 23, SIF 113:3), s. 57, Sch. 3

26In subsection (5) of section 2 of the Foster Children Act 1980 (exceptions to meaning of foster child for purposes of Act) for the words from “home” to end of the section there shall be substituted the words “care home within the meaning of Part I of Schedule 4 to the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983”.]E+W+S

Reserve Forces Act 1980 (c. 9)E+W+S

27The following paragraph shall be substituted for paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 to the Reserve Forces Act 1980 (army and air force pensioners and other former soldiers are not liable to be recalled for service)—E+W+S

2A person who is receiving treatment for mental disorder as an inpatient in any establishment in the United Kingdom and is under the supervision of a registered medical practitioner..

Overseas Development and Cooperation Act 1980 (c. 63)E+W+S

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