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NHS Redress Act 2006

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11Scheme authority

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(1)A scheme must make provision for a specified Special Health Authority (in this Act referred to as “the scheme authority”) to have such functions in connection with the scheme as the Secretary of State thinks fit.

(2)A scheme may, in particular, provide for the scheme authority to have functions in relation to—

(a)proceedings under the scheme;

(b)payments under settlement agreements under the scheme;

(c)the provision in connection with the scheme of advice or other guidance about specified matters;

(d)the provision in connection with the scheme of legal advice without charge;

(e)the assessment and payment of contributions by members of the scheme;

(f)the monitoring of the carrying out by members of the scheme of their functions under it;

(g)the provision to the Independent Regulator of Foundation Trusts of reports with respect to failure by NHS foundation trusts to carry out functions under the scheme;

(h)the publication of annual data about the scheme.

(3)Section 11(1) of the National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49) (power to establish special bodies for the purpose of exercising any functions which may be conferred on them by or under that Act) shall have effect as if the provisions of this Act were contained in that Act.

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