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National Health Service Act 2006

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271Territorial limit of exercise of functions

(1)The functions of a Minister of the Crown under this Act are exercisable only in relation to England.

(2)“Minister of the Crown” includes the Treasury.

(3)Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to—

(a)section 8(1) (directions to health service bodies) to such extent as it allows directions to be given in respect of matters concerning xenotransplantation, surrogacy agreements, embryology or human genetics,

(b)Chapter 5 of Part 1 (NHS foundation trusts),

(c)Part 8 (the FHSAA),

(d)section 235 (superannuation of officers of certain hospitals),

(e)Chapter 1 of Part 12 (Patients' Forums),

(f)section 243 (Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health),

(g)sections 251 (control of patient information) and 252 Patient Information Advisory Group),

(h)Schedule 21 (prohibition as to the sale of medical practices),

(i)section 260 and Schedule 22 (control of maximum price of medical supplies other than health service medicines) and sections 261 to 266 (control of prices of medicines and profits),

and section 272(7) and (8), to the extent that they apply in relation to a provision mentioned in any of paragraphs (a) to (i).

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