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Health and Social Care Act 2008

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(1)Subject to the following provisions of this section, this Act extends to England and Wales only.

(2)The following provisions extend to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland—

(a)section 73 (arrangements between Care Quality Commission and Ministers),

(b)section 97 (general interpretation of Part 1),

(c)sections 98 to 119, 123, 127 and 128 and Schedules 6, 7, 8 and 10 (regulation of the health professions),

(d)sections 137 and 138 (health in pregnancy grant),

(e)section 145 (Human Rights Act 1998: provision of certain social care to be public function),

(f)section 159 (functions of Health Protection Agency in relation to biological substances), and

(g)sections 161, 162, 165, 167, 168, this section and sections 170 to 173 (general provisions).

(3)The following provisions extend to England and Wales and Scotland only—

(a)sections 131 to 133 (health in pregnancy grant: Great Britain),

(b)the repeal effected by this Act in section 16(2)(a)(v) of the Maintenance Orders Act 1950 (c. 37), and

(c)section 147(6), and Schedule 13, so far as relating to that repeal.

(4)The following provisions extend to England and Wales and Northern Ireland only—

(a)section 74 (arrangements between Care Quality Commission and Northern Ireland Ministers), and

(b)section 120 (additional responsibilities of responsible officers: England and Wales and Northern Ireland) and section 122 (Crown application) so far as relating to that section.

(5)The following provisions extend to Northern Ireland only—

(a)sections 134 to 136 (health in pregnancy grant: Northern Ireland), and

(b)section 164 (regulations: control by Northern Ireland Assembly).

(6)The amendment, repeal or revocation by this Act of any enactment has the same extent as the enactment amended, revoked or repealed, but subject to subsection (7).

(7)Subsection (6) does not apply to the repeals in Part 5 of Schedule 15; and accordingly those repeals, apart from the repeal mentioned in subsection (3)(b), extend to England and Wales only.

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