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Health Authorities Act 1995

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111(1)The [1986 c. 33.] Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 shall be amended as follows.

(2)In section 2 (rights of authorised representatives of disabled persons), in subsection (9), in the definition of “health authority”, for “has the meaning given by section 128(1) of the 1977 Act” substitute “means a Health Authority or a Special Health Authority”.

(3)In section 7 (persons discharged from hospital)—

(a)in subsection (1)(a), omit “district or”, and

(b)in subsection (9)—

(i)in the definition of “health authority”, for “District Health Authority” substitute “Health Authority”, and

(ii)in the definition of “the managers”, after “(other than a special hospital” and after “(other than a State hospital” insert “or a hospital vested in a National Health Service trust” and for “District Health Authority or special health authority” substitute “Health Authority or Special Health Authority”.

(4)In section 16 (interpretation), in subsection (1)—

(a)after the definition of “guardian” insert—

“Health Authority” means a Health Authority established under section 8 of the 1977 Act;, and

(b)after the definition of “services” insert—

“Special Health Authority” means a Special Health Authority established under section 11 of the 1977 Act;.

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