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National Health Service Act 2006

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260Control of maximum price of medical supplies other than health service medicines

(1)The Secretary of State may by order provide for the control of maximum prices to be charged for any medical supplies, other than health service medicines, required for the purposes of this Act.

(2)The Secretary of State may by direction given with respect to any undertaking, or by order made with respect to any class or description of undertakings, require persons carrying on the undertaking or undertakings of that class or description—

(a)to keep such books, accounts and records relating to the undertaking as may be prescribed by the direction, the order or a notice served under the order,

(b)to furnish at such times, in such manner and in such form as may be so prescribed such estimates, returns or information relating to the undertaking as may be so prescribed.

(3)The power to make an order under this section includes power to provide for any incidental and supplementary provisions which the Secretary of State considers it expedient for the purposes of the order to provide.

(4)Schedule 22 makes further provision in relation to this section.

(5)In this section and Schedule 22—

  • “medical supplies” includes surgical, dental and optical materials and equipment, and

  • “undertaking” means any public utility undertaking or any undertaking by way of trade or business, which is concerned with medical supplies required for the purposes of this Act,

and “equipment” includes any machinery, apparatus or appliance, whether fixed or not, and any vehicle.

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