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Health and Social Care Act 2008

Section 161: Orders, regulations and directions: general provisions

534.Section 161 makes provision in relation to powers to make orders and regulations and to give directions under the provisions of the Act. It provides that orders and regulations made by the Secretary of State, the Treasury, the Privy Council or the Welsh Ministers are to be made by statutory instrument and that regulations made by DHSSPSNI are to be made by statutory rule. It also makes provision as to how the powers in question may be exercised.

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