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Health and Social Care Act 2001

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23Declaration of financial interests, gifts, etc.

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(1)The 1977 Act shall be amended as follows.

(2)In section 29 (arrangements and regulations for general medical services), after subsection (5) there shall be inserted—

(5A)Regulations may include provision as to the making of declarations about—

(a)financial interests;

(b)gifts above a prescribed value; and

(c)other benefits received.

(5B)Before making regulations by virtue of subsection (5A), the Secretary of State must consult such organisations as he thinks fit appearing to him to represent medical practitioners providing general medical services.

(3)In section 36 (regulations about general dental services), after the subsection (1A) inserted by section 20 of this Act there shall be inserted—

(1B)The regulations may include provision as to the making of declarations about—

(a)financial interests;

(b)gifts above a prescribed value; and

(c)other benefits received.

(1C)Before making regulations by virtue of subsection (1B), the Secretary of State must consult such organisations as he thinks fit appearing to him to represent dental practitioners and dental corporations providing general dental services.

(4)In section 39 (regulations about general ophthalmic services), after the subsection (3) inserted by section 20 of this Act there shall be inserted—

(4)The regulations may include provision as to the making of declarations about—

(a)financial interests;

(b)gifts above a prescribed value; and

(c)other benefits received.

(5)Before making regulations by virtue of subsection (4), the Secretary of State must consult such organisations as he thinks fit appearing to him to represent persons providing general ophthalmic services.

(5)In section 42 (regulations about pharmaceutical services)—

(a)in subsection (3), after the paragraph (k) inserted by section 20 of this Act there shall be inserted—

(l)as to the making of declarations about—

(i)financial interests;

(ii)gifts above a prescribed value; and

(iii)other benefits received., and

(b)after the subsection (3B) inserted by section 43 of this Act there shall be inserted—

(3C)Before making regulations by virtue of subsection (3)(l), the Secretary of State must consult such organisations as he thinks fit appearing to him to represent persons providing pharmaceutical services.

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