40 Provision for LPS schemesE+W+S+N.I.
(1)In the 1977 Act there shall be inserted, after section 28I—
“28J Local pharmaceutical services schemes
(1)Schedule 8A makes provision with respect to the provision of local pharmaceutical services in accordance with schemes made by [F1Primary Care Trusts and] Health Authorities.”
(2)The Schedule set out in Schedule 3 to this Act shall be inserted in the 1977 Act as Schedule 8A to that Act.
(3)In section 42 of the 1977 Act there shall be inserted after subsection (2)—
“(2A)The regulations may prescribe the extent to which the provision of LP services (as defined by paragraph 1 of Schedule 8A to this Act) is to be taken into account in determining whether to grant an application for inclusion in a list.”