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Health Act 1999

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8Payments relating to past performance

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(1)Section 97 of the 1977 Act (public funding of Health Authorities and Special Health Authorities) is amended as follows.

(2)After subsection (3BB) there is inserted—

(3C)Where the Secretary of State has made an initial determination of the amount (“the initial amount”) to be allotted for any year to a Health Authority under subsection (3) above, he may, if it appears to him that the authority satisfied in any preceding year any objectives notified as objectives to be met by Health Authorities for the purposes of this subsection in performing their functions, increase the initial amount by a further sum.

(3D)In subsection (3C) above, “notified” means specified or referred to in a notice given to Health Authorities by the Secretary of State.

(3E)In making any increase under subsection (3C) above, the Secretary of State may (whether by directions under subsection (6) below or otherwise) impose any conditions he thinks fit on the application or retention by the authority of the sum in question.

(3F)Where the Secretary of State has, under subsection (3C) above, increased by any sum the amount to be allotted for any year to a Health Authority and notified the authority of the allotment and it subsequently appears to him that the authority have failed (wholly or in part) to satisfy any conditions imposed in making that increase, he may—

(a)reduce the allotment made to that authority for that year, or

(b)when he has made an initial determination of the amount (“the initial amount”) to be allotted for any subsequent year to the authority under subsection (3) above, reduce the initial amount,

by an amount not exceeding that sum.

(3)In subsection (5)—

(a)after “reducing” there is inserted “(subject to subsection (3F) above)”,

(b)at the end there is inserted “and the reference to a determination in subsection (3C) above includes a determination made with a view to increasing or reducing an allotment previously so made”.

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