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SCHEDULES

Prospective

SCHEDULE 15E+W+S+N.I.Part 7: consequential amendments and savings

PART 2 E+W+S+N.I.The Health and Care Professions Council

53(1)A reference in any instrument or document to the Health Professions Council is to be read, in relation to any time after the commencement of section 214(1), as a reference to the Health and Care Professions Council.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A reference in this Act or any other enactment, or in any other instrument or document, to the Health and Care Professions Council is to be read, in relation to any time before the commencement of section 214(1), as a reference to the Health Professions Council.

(3)In sub-paragraph (2), “enactment” means an enactment contained in, or in an instrument made under—

(a)an Act of Parliament,

(b)an Act of the Scottish Parliament,

(c)an Act or Measure of the National Assembly for Wales, or

(d)Northern Ireland legislation.

54In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975, at the appropriate place insert— “ The Health and Care Professions Council ”.

55In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975, at the appropriate place insert— “ The Health and Care Professions Council ”.

56In the following provisions, for “the Health Professions Council” substitute “the Health and Care Professions Council”—

(a)Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000,

(b)section 25(3)(gb) of the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002,

(c)section 4(4)(a) of the Health (Wales) Act 2003,

(d)paragraph 1(f) of the Table in section 343(2) of the Income Tax (Earning and Pensions) Act 2003,

(e)paragraph 16 of Schedule 3 to the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, and

(f)sections 17(5)(c)(viii) and 30A(5) of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

57In section 257(3) of the Armed Forces Act 2006 (definition of “registered social worker”), for paragraph (a) substitute—

(a)the Health and Care Professions Council;.

58After section 30A(5) of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007, insert—

(6)The reference in subsection (5) to the Health and Care Professions Council does not include a reference to that body in so far as it has functions relating to the social work profession in England or social care workers in England (each of those expressions having the same meaning as in section 60 of the Health Act 1999).