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Health Service Commissioners Act 1993

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Health Service Commissioners

    1. 1.The Commissioners

  3. Health service bodies subject to investigation

    1. 2.The bodies subject to investigation

  4. Matters subject to investigation

    1. 3.General remit of Commissioners

  5. Matters excluded from investigation

    1. 4.Availability of other remedy

    2. 5.Exercise of clinical judgment

    3. 6.General health services and service committees

    4. 7.Personnel, contracts etc

  6. Complaints

    1. 8.Individuals and bodies entitled to complain

    2. 9.Requirements to be complied with

    3. 10.Referral of complaint by health service body

  7. Investigations

    1. 11.Procedure in respect of investigations

    2. 12.Evidence

    3. 13.Obstruction and contempt

  8. Reports

    1. 14.Reports by Commissioners

  9. Information and consultation

    1. 15.Confidentiality of information

    2. 16.Information prejudicial to the safety of the State

    3. 17.Use of information by Commissioner in other capacity

    4. 18.Consultation during investigations

  10. Supplementary

    1. 19.Interpretation

    2. 20.Consequential amendments and repeals

    3. 21.Transitional provisions

    4. 22.Short title, extent and commencement

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Commissioners

      1. Appointment of Commissioners

        1. 1.(1) Her Majesty may by Letters Patent appoint a person...

      2. Appointment of acting Commissioners

        1. 2.(1) Where any of the offices of Commissioner becomes vacant,...

      3. Ineligibility of certain persons for appointment

        1. 3.(1) A person who is a member of a relevant...

      4. Salaries

        1. 4.There shall be paid to the holder of the office...

        2. 5.The salary payable to a holder of the office of...

        3. 6.(1) Where a person holds— (a) the office of Parliamentary...

      5. Pensions and other benefits

        1. 7.Schedule 1 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (which relates...

        2. 8.In computing the salary of a former holder of the...

        3. 9.(1) In this paragraph, “relevant office” means the office of...

        4. 10.In any case where a person makes an election under...

      6. Staff and advisers

        1. 11.(1) A Commissioner may appoint such officers as he may...

        2. 12.Any functions of a Commissioner under this Act may be...

        3. 13.(1) To assist him in any investigation a Commissioner may...

      7. Financial provisions

        1. 14.The expenses of a Commissioner under this Act—

        2. 15.Any salary, pension or other benefit payable by virtue of...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Consequential amendments

      1. The Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)

        1. 1.In section 11A of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (consultations...

        2. 2.In paragraph 8 of Schedule 3 to that Act (action...

      2. The Local Government Act 1974 (c. 7)

        1. 3.In section 29(5)(b) of the Local Government Act 1974 (restriction...

        2. 4.(1) Section 33 of that Act (consultation between Local Commissioners,...

      3. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975 (c. 30)

        1. 5.In section 27(5)(b) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975...

        2. 6.(1) Section 31 of that Act (consultation between Commissioner for...

      4. The Hospital Complaints Procedure Act 1985 (c. 42)

        1. 7.In section 1(2) of the Hospital Complaints Procedure Act 1985...

      5. The Parliamentary and Health Service Commissioners Act 1987 (c. 39)

        1. 8.In section 2(1) of the Parliamentary and Health Service Commissioners...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Repeals

    4. TABLE OF DERIVATIONS

      1. 1.Notes:

      2. 2.The following abbreviations are used in this Table: 1967 =...

      3. 3.The abbreviation “Law Comm R” followed by a number refers...

      4. 4.Certain functions of the Minister for the Civil Service were...

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