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Health and Medicines Act 1988

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. The General Practice Finance Corporation etc.

    1. 1. Vesting of property etc. of Corporation in a company nominated by the Secretary of State and dissolution of Corporation.

    2. 2. Powers of Secretary of State.

    3. 3. Corporation’s powers pending dissolution.

  3. Provisions relating to the successor company

    1. 4. Treasury guarantees.

    2. 5. Statutory accounts of the successor company.

    3. 6. Corporation tax.

  4. Additional powers for financing Health Service

    1. 7. Extension of powers of Secretary of State for financing the Health Service.

  5. Retirement etc.

    1. 8. Retirement of practitioners.

    2. 9. Reduction of pension on re-employment after attaining 65.

  6. Dental services, appliances and treatment and the Dental Estimates Board and Scottish Dental Estimates Board

    1. 10. Dental services.

    2. 11. Charges for dental appliances and treatment.

    3. 12. The Dental Estimates Board and the Scottish Dental Estimates Board—change of name and extension of functions.

  7. General ophthalmic services, optical appliances and sight-testing

    1. 13. General ophthalmic services and optical appliances.

    2. 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  8. Remuneration of practitioners etc.

    1. 15. Remuneration in respect of training.

    2. 16. Limits on reimbursement of expenses.

    3. 17. Arrangements for provision of general medical services, general dental services, general ophthalmic services and pharmaceutical services.

  9. Staff

    1. 18. Transfer of staff from civil service to Health Service.

    2. 19. Abolition of power of local authorities to charge for their staff’s services to health authorities.

    3. 20. Instruction of staff in matters relating to health and welfare.

  10. Medicines—licence fees

    1. 21. Fees for licences etc. under Part II of Medicines Act 1968.

  11. Medicines—subordinate legislation

    1. 22. Construction of references to publications.

  12. HIV testing kits and services

    1. 23. HIV testing kits and services.

  13. General and supplementary

    1. 24. Financial provision.

    2. 25. Consequential amendments and repeals.

    3. 26. Commencement and transitional.

    4. 27. Northern Ireland.

    5. 28. Citation.

  14. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Provisions Supplementary to s.1

      1. 1.Subject to the provisions of an order under section 1(1)...

      2. 2.Where immediately before that day there is in force an...

      3. 3.(1) It is hereby declared for the avoidance of doubt...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Consequential Amendments

      1. National Health Service Act 1977

        1. 1.The National Health Service Act 1977 shall be amended as...

        2. 2.In the second paragraph of section 25 (supplies not readily...

        3. 3. Consequential Amendments

        4. 4.In paragraph (b) of section 36 (regulations about arrangements for...

        5. 5.In section 78(2) (teaching hospital exemption from dental charges) for...

        6. 6.In subsection (1)(a) of section 83A (remission and repayment of...

        7. 7. Consequential Amendments

        8. 8.(1) The following sub-paragraph shall be substituted for sub-paragraph (1)...

      2. National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978

        1. 9.The National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 shall be amended...

        2. 10.At the end of the second paragraph of section 23(5)...

        3. 11. Consequential Amendments

        4. 12.In section 70(2) (teaching hospital exemption from dental charges) for...

        5. 13.In subsection (1)(a) of section 75A (remission and repayment of...

        6. 14.In section 85(1A) (date on which certain allotments to take...

        7. 15.(1) The following sub-paragraph shall be substituted for sub-paragraph (1)...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Repeals

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