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National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006

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65Persons with whom agreements may be made under section 64

(1)A Local Health Board may make an agreement under section 64 only with one or more of the following—

(a)an NHS trust or an NHS foundation trust,

(b)a dental practitioner who meets the prescribed conditions,

(c)a health care professional who meets the prescribed conditions,

(d)an individual who is providing services—

(i)under a general medical services contract or a general dental services contract or an English general medical services contract or an English general dental services contract,

(ii)in accordance with section 64 arrangements, section 50 arrangements, section 92 arrangements, section 107 arrangements, section 17C arrangements or Article 15B arrangements, or

(iii)under section 17J or 25 of the 1978 Act or Article 57 or 61 of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (S.I. 1972/1265 (N.I.14)),

or has so provided them within such period as may be prescribed,

(e)an NHS employee, a section 64 employee, a section 50 employee, a section 92 employee, a section 107 employee, a section 17C employee or an Article 15B employee,

(f)a qualifying body,

(g)a Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board.

(2)The power under subsection (1) to make an agreement with a person falling within paragraph (d) or (e) of that subsection is subject to such conditions as may be prescribed.

(3)In this section—

  • “the 1978 Act” means the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29),

  • “Article 15B arrangements” means arrangements for the provision of services made under Article 15B of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (S.I. 1972/1265 (N.I.14)),

  • “Article 15B employee” means an individual who, in connection with the provision of services in accordance with Article 15B arrangements, is employed by a person providing or performing those services,

  • “English general dental services contract” means a contract under section 100(2) of the National Health Service Act 2006 (c. 41),

  • “English general medical services contract” means a contract under section 84(2) of that Act,

  • “health care professional” means a person who is a member of a profession regulated by a body mentioned (at the time the agreement in question is made) in section 25(3) of the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 (c. 17),

  • “NHS employee” means an individual who, in connection with the provision of services in the health service, the Scottish health service or the Northern Ireland health service, is employed by—

    (a)

    an NHS trust, an NHS foundation trust or (in Northern Ireland) a Health and Social Services Trust,

    (b)

    a Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board,

    (c)

    a person who is providing services under a general medical services contract or a general dental services contract or an English general medical services contract or an English general dental services contract,

    (d)

    an individual who is providing services as specified in subsection (1)(d)(iii),

  • “the Northern Ireland health service” means the health service within the meaning of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972,

  • “qualifying body” means—

    (a)

    a company which is limited by shares all of which are legally and beneficially owned by persons falling within paragraph (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) or(g) of subsection (1), or

    (b)

    a body corporate which, in accordance with the provisions of Part 4 of the Dentists Act 1984 (c. 24), is entitled to carry on the business of dentistry,

  • “the Scottish health service” means the health service within the meaning of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978,

  • “section 17C arrangements” means arrangements for the provision of services made under section 17C of the 1978 Act,

  • “section 17C employee” means an individual who, in connection with the provision of services in accordance with section 17C arrangements, is employed by a person providing or performing those services,

  • “section 92 arrangements” means arrangements for the provision of services made under section 92 of the National Health Service Act 2006 (c. 41),

  • “section 107 arrangements” means arrangements for the provision of services made under section 107 of that Act,

  • “section 92 employee” means an individual who, in connection with the provision of services in accordance with section 92 arrangements, is employed by a person providing or performing those services,

  • “section 107 employee” means an individual who, in connection with the provision of services in accordance with section 107 arrangements, is employed by a person providing or performing those services,

  • “section 64 employee” means an individual who, in connection with the provision of services in accordance with section 64 arrangements, is employed by a person providing or performing those services,

  • “section 50 employee” means an individual who, in connection with the provision of services in accordance with section 50 arrangements, is employed by a person providing or performing those services.

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