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Section 150

SCHEDULE 19E+W+SPublic authorities

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Part 1 E+W+SPublic authorities: general

Ministers of the Crown and government departmentsE+W+S

  • A Minister of the Crown.

  • A government department other than the Security Service, the Secret Intelligence Service or the Government Communications Headquarters.

Armed forcesE+W+S

  • Any of the armed forces other than any part of the armed forces which is, in accordance with a requirement of the Secretary of State, assisting the Government Communications Headquarters.

[F1Broadcasting E+W+S

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  • The British Broadcasting Corporation (“BBC”), except in respect of functions relating to the provision of a content service (within the meaning given by section 32(7) of the Communications Act 2003); and the reference to the BBC includes a reference to a body corporate which—

    (a)

    is a wholly owned subsidiary of the BBC,

    (b)

    is not operated with a view to generating a profit, and

    (c)

    undertakes activities primarily in order to promote the BBC's public purposes.

  • The Channel Four Television Corporation, except in respect of—

    (a)

    functions relating to the provision of a content service (within the meaning given by section 32(7) of the Communications Act 2003), and

    (b)

    the function of carrying on the activities referred to in section 199 of that Act.

  • The Welsh Authority (as defined by section 56(1) of the Broadcasting Act 1990), except in respect of functions relating to the provision of a content service (within the meaning given by section 32(7) of the Communications Act 2003).]

[F2Civil libertiesE+W+S

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  • The Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

  • The Information Commissioner.]

[F3Court services and legal servicesE+W+S

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  • The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service.

  • The Judicial Appointments Commission.

  • The Legal Services Board.

  • F4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]

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[F5Criminal justiceE+W+S

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  • Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary.

  • Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of the Crown Prosecution Service.

  • Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons.

  • Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Probation for England and Wales.

  • The Parole Board for England and Wales.

  • A probation trust established by an order made under section 5(1) of the Offender Management Act 2007.

  • The Youth Justice Board for England and Wales.]

[F6Environment, housing and developmentE+W+S

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  • The Homes and Communities Agency.

  • Natural England.

  • F7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • The Olympic Delivery Authority.]

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[F8Health, social care and social security]E+W+S

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  • [F9[F10The National Health Service Commissioning Board.

  • A clinical commissioning group established under section 14D of the National Health Service Act 2006.]

  • The Care Quality Commission.

  • F11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • The Health Service Commissioner for England, in respect of—

    (a)

    the Commissioner's functions set out in paragraph 11 of Schedule 1 to the Health Service Commissioners Act 1993; and

    (b)

    the Commissioner's public procurement functions (as defined in section 155(3) of this Act).

  • [F12Monitor].

  • An NHS foundation trust within the meaning given by section 30 of the National Health Service Act 2006.

  • [F13An NHS trust established under section 25 of [F14the National Health Service Act 2006] .]

  • F15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A Special Health Authority established under section 28 of that Act other than NHS Blood and Transplant and the NHS Business Services Authority.

  • F16. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • [F17The Health and Social Care Information Centre.]

  • [F18The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.]]

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F10Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.10.2012) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 55(2), 306(1)(d), Sch. 5 para. 182(a); S.I. 2012/1831, art. 2(2)

F12Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry substituted (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.7.2012) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 150(5), 306(1)(d), Sch. 13 para. 19; S.I. 2012/1319, art. 2(3)

F13Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry omitted (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise prosp.) by virtue of Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 179(6), 306(1)(d)(4), Sch. 14 para. 116 (with s. 179(5)(b))

F14Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 substituted (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.4.2013) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 55(2), 306(1)(d), Sch. 5 para. 182(b); S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2)

F15Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry omitted (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.4.2013) by virtue of Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 55(2), 306(1)(d), Sch. 5 para. 182(c); S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2)

F16Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry omitted (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.4.2013) by virtue of Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 55(2), 306(1)(d), Sch. 5 para. 182(d); S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2)

F17Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry added (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.4.2013) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 277, 306(1)(d), Sch. 19 para. 13; S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2)

F18Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry added (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.4.2013) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 249(1), 306(1)(d), Sch. 17 para. 14; S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2)

[F19Industry, business, finance etc.E+W+S

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  • The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service.

  • The Bank of England, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Civil Aviation Authority.

  • The Competition Commission.

  • [F20The Comptroller and Auditor General.]

  • [F21The Financial Conduct Authority]

  • The National Audit Office.

  • [F22The Office for Budget Responsibility.]

  • The Office of Communications.

  • [F23The Prudential Regulation Authority]]

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Local governmentE+W+S

  • A county council, district council or parish council in England.

  • A parish meeting constituted under section 13 of the Local Government Act 1972.

  • Charter trustees constituted under section 246 of that Act for an area in England.

  • The Greater London Authority.

  • A London borough council.

  • The Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as a local authority or port health authority.

  • The Sub-Treasurer of the Inner Temple or the Under-Treasurer of the Middle Temple, in that person's capacity as a local authority.

  • F24. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority.

  • Transport for London.

  • [F25A Mayoral development corporation.]

  • The Council of the Isles of Scilly.

  • The Broads Authority established by section 1 of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads Act 1988.

  • F26. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A fire and rescue authority constituted by a scheme under section 2 of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004, or a scheme to which section 4 of that Act applies, for an area in England.

  • An internal drainage board which is continued in being by virtue of section 1 of the Land Drainage Act 1991 for an area in England.

  • A National Park authority established by an order under section 63 of the Environment Act 1995 for an area in England.

  • A Passenger Transport Executive for an integrated transport area in England (within the meaning of Part 2 of the Transport Act 1968).

  • A port health authority constituted by an order under section 2 of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 for an area in England.

  • A waste disposal authority established by virtue of an order under section 10(1) of the Local Government Act 1985.

  • A joint authority established under Part 4 of that Act for an area in England (including, by virtue of section 77(9) of the Local Transport Act 2008, an Integrated Transport Authority established under Part 5 of that Act of 2008).

  • A body corporate established pursuant to an order under section 67 of the Local Government Act 1985.

  • A joint committee constituted in accordance with section 102(1)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 for an area in England.

  • A joint board which is continued in being by virtue of section 263(1) of that Act for an area in England.

  • [F27The Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England.

  • A Local Commissioner in England as defined by section 23(3) of the Local Government Act 1974, in respect of—

    (a)

    the Commissioner's functions under sections 29(6A) and 34G(6) of that Act, and section 210(5) of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009; and

    (b)

    the Commissioner's public procurement functions (as defined in section 155(3) of this Act).

  • The Standards Board for England.]

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F26Sch. 19 Pt. 1: entry repealed (1.7.2012 at 00.02 a.m.) by Public Bodies Act 2011 (c. 24), s. 30(3), Sch. 6 (with Sch. 6 Note 1); S.I. 2012/1662, art. 2(2)(b)

Other educational bodiesE+W+S

  • The governing body of an educational establishment maintained by an English local authority (within the meaning of section 162 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006).

  • The governing body of an institution in England within the further education sector (within the meaning of section 91(3) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992).

  • The governing body of an institution in England within the higher education sector (within the meaning of section 91(5) of that Act).

  • [F28The Higher Education Funding Council for England.

  • A local authority with respect to the pupil referral units it establishes and maintains by virtue of section 19 of the Education Act 1996.

  • The proprietor of a City Technology College, a City College for Technology or the Arts, or an Academy.]

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[F29Parliamentary and devolved bodiesE+W+S

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  • The National Assembly for Wales Commission (Comisiwn Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru).

  • The Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration, in respect of—

    (a)

    the Commissioner's functions set out in section 3(1) and (1A) of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967; and

    (b)

    the Commissioner's public procurement functions (as defined in section 155(3) of this Act).

  • The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body.]

[F30Police]E+W+S

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  • [F31The British Transport Police Force.

  • A chief constable of a police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996.

  • The Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency.

  • The Civil Nuclear Police Authority.

  • The Commissioner of Police for the City of London.

  • The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.

  • The Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as a police authority.

  • The Independent Police Complaints Commission.

  • [F32A police and crime commissioner established under section 1 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.

  • The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime established under section 3 of that Act.

  • A Port Police Force established under an order made under section 14 of the Harbours Act 1964.

  • The Port Police Force established under Part 10 of the Port of London Act 1968.

  • A Port Police Force established under section 79 of the Harbours, Docks and Piers Clauses Act 1847.

  • The Serious Organised Crime Agency.]]

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[F33RegulatorsE+W+S

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  • The Association of Authorised Public Accountants, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Association of International Accountants, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Council for Licensed Conveyancers, in respect of its public functions.

  • The General Chiropractic Council, in respect of its public functions.

  • The General Council of the Bar, in respect of its public functions.

  • The General Dental Council, in respect of its public functions.

  • The General Medical Council, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Health and Safety Executive.

  • The Insolvency Practitioners Association, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Institute of Legal Executives, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Law Society of England and Wales, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Nursing and Midwifery Council, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner.]

Part 2 E+W+SPublic authorities: relevant Welsh authorities

Welsh Assembly Government, etc.E+W+S

  • The Welsh Ministers.

  • The First Minister for Wales.

  • The Counsel General to the Welsh Assembly Government.

  • A subsidiary of the Welsh Ministers (within the meaning given by section 134(4) of the Government of Wales Act 2006).

National Health ServiceE+W+S

  • A Local Health Board established under section 11 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006.

  • An NHS trust established under section 18 of that Act.

  • F34. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A Community Health Council in Wales.

  • [F35The Board of Community Health Councils in Wales or Bwrdd Cynghorau Iechyd Cymuned Cymru.]

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Local governmentE+W+S

  • [F36A county council or county borough council in Wales.]

  • F37. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A fire and rescue authority constituted by a scheme under section 2 of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004, or a scheme to which section 4 of that Act applies, for an area in Wales.

  • F37. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A National Park authority established by an order under section 63 of the Environment Act 1995 for an area in Wales.

  • F37. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • F37. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • F37. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • F37. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Other educational bodiesE+W+S

  • The governing body of an educational establishment maintained by a Welsh local authority (within the meaning of section 162 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006).

  • The governing body of an institution in Wales within the further education sector (within the meaning of section 91(3) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992).

  • The governing body of an institution in Wales within the higher education sector (within the meaning of section 91(5) of that Act).

  • [F38The Higher Education Funding Council for Wales or Cyngor Cyllido Addysg Uwch Cymru.

  • The General Teaching Council for Wales or Cyngor Addysgu Cyffredinol Cymru.

  • Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales or Prif Arolygydd Ei Mawrhydi dros Addysg a Hyfforddiant yng Nghymru.]

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[F39Other public authoritiesE+W+S

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  • The Auditor General for Wales or Archwilydd Cyffredinol Cymru.

  • The Public Services Ombudsman for Wales or Ombwdsmon Gwasanaethau Cyhoeddus Cymru.

  • The Care Council for Wales or Cyngor Gofal Cymru.

  • The Arts Council for Wales or Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru.

  • The National Museum of Wales or Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru.

  • The National Library of Wales or Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru.

  • The Sports Council for Wales or Cyngor Chwaraeon Cymru.

  • [F40Comisiynydd y Gymraeg (The Welsh Language Commissioner).]

  • The Countryside Council for Wales or Cyngor Cefn Gwlad Cymru.

  • The Commissioner for Older People in Wales or Comisiynydd Pobl Hŷn Cymru.

  • The Children's Commissioner for Wales or Comisiynydd Plant Cymru.]

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Part 3 E+W+SPublic authorities: relevant Scottish authorities

Scottish AdministrationE+W+S

  • An office-holder in the Scottish Administration (within the meaning given by section 126(7)(a) of the Scotland Act 1998).

National Health ServiceE+W+S

  • A Health Board constituted under section 2 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978.

  • A Special Health Board constituted under that section.

Local governmentE+W+S

  • A council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.

  • A community council established under section 51 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

  • A joint board within the meaning of section 235(1) of that Act.

  • A joint fire and rescue board constituted by a scheme under section 2(1) of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005.

  • A licensing board established under section 5 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, or continued in being by virtue of that section.

  • A National Park authority established by a designation order made under section 6 of the National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000.

  • Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, established under the Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990.

Other educational bodiesE+W+S

  • An education authority in Scotland (within the meaning of section 135(1) of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980).

  • The managers of a grant-aided school (within the meaning of that section).

  • The board of management of a college of further education (within the meaning of section 36(1) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992).

  • In the case of such a college of further education not under the management of a board of management, the board of governors of the college or any person responsible for the management of the college, whether or not formally constituted as a governing body or board of governors.

  • The governing body of an institution within the higher education sector (within the meaning of Part 2 of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992).

PoliceE+W+S

  • A police authority established under section 2 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967.

[F41Other bodies and offices added on 6th April 2011E+W+S

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Amendments (Textual)

  • Accounts Commission for Scotland.

  • Audit Scotland.

  • Board of Trustees of the National Galleries of Scotland.

  • Board of Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland.

  • Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

  • Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

  • A Chief Constable of a police force maintained under section 1 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967.

  • A chief officer of a community justice authority.

  • A Chief Officer of a relevant authority appointed under section 7 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005.

  • Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland.

  • Commission for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland.

  • The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service.

  • A community justice authority.

  • Creative Scotland.

  • The Crofters Commission.

  • The General Teaching Council for Scotland.

  • Healthcare Improvement Scotland

  • Learning and Teaching Scotland.

  • The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.

  • The Police Complaints Commissioner for Scotland.

  • Quality Meat Scotland.

  • A regional Transport Partnership created by an order under section 1(1) of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2005.

  • Risk Management Authority.

  • Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.

  • Scottish Children's Reporter Administration.

  • Scottish Commission for Human Rights.

  • The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission.

  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency.

  • Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council.

  • Scottish Futures Trust Ltd.

  • Scottish Information Commissioner.

  • The Scottish Legal Aid Board.

  • The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission.

  • Scottish Natural Heritage.

  • The Scottish Police Services Authority.

  • Scottish Public Services Ombudsman.

  • Scottish Qualifications Authority.

  • The Scottish Road Works Commissioner.

  • The Scottish Social Services Council.

  • The Scottish Sports Council.

  • Scottish Water.

  • Skills Development Scotland.

  • Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland.

  • The Standards Commission for Scotland.

  • The Trustees of the National Library of Scotland.

  • VisitScotland.

  • A Water Customer Consultation Panel.

  • The Water Industry Commission for Scotland.]

[F42Other bodies and offices added on 5th March 2012S

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Amendments (Textual)

  • Children's Hearings Scotland.

  • The National Convener of Children's Hearings Scotland.]

[F43PART 4 E+W+SPUBLIC AUTHORITIES: CROSS-BORDER AUTHORITIES

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Cross-border Welsh authoritiesE+W+S

  • The Environment Agency – D

  • NHS Blood and Transplant – D

  • The NHS Business Services Authority – D

  • The Student Loans Company Limited – D]

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