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Health and Social Care Act 2012

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PART 3The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care

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59(1)A reference in any instrument or document to the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence is to be read, in relation to any time after the commencement of section 222(1), as a reference to the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.

(2)A reference in this Act or any other enactment, or in any other instrument or document, to the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care is to be read, in relation to any time before the commencement of section 222(1), as a reference to the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence.

(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.

Health Act 1999 (c. 8)

60In section 60(1) of the Health Act 1999—

(a)in paragraph (c), for “the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence” substitute “the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care”, and

(b)in each of paragraphs (d) and (e), for “Council” substitute “Authority”.

61In paragraph 7(4) of Schedule 3 to that Act, for “the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence” substitute “the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care”.

National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 (c. 17)

62In each of the following provisions of the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002, for “Council” substitute “Authority”—

(a)section 25(2), (2A) and (4),

(b)section 26(1), (2), (3) and (4),

(c)section 26A(1) (in each place it appears) and (2),

(d)section 26B(1) and (4) (in each case, in each place it appears),

(e)section 27(1), (2), (4), (10) and (14),

(f)section 28(1), (2)(b), (e), (f), (g), (h) and (j), (3)(a), (b) and (d) and (4),

(g)section 29(4) and (7) (in each case, in each place it appears),

(h)in Schedule 7, paragraphs 2, 6(a), (b) and (c) (in each place it appears), 7, 8, 9(1) and (2), 10(1) and (2) (in each case, in each place it appears), 11(1) (in each place it appears), (2), (3) and (4), 12(1) (in each place it appears) and (2), 13, 14(1), (2), (3), (4), (7), (8) and (9), 15(1), (2), (3), (4) and (7)(a), 16(1), (1A)(a) and (b), (2), (3) and (4), 17 (in each place it appears), 18 and 19(1) and (2)(a) and (b),

(i)the title of each of sections 26, 27 and 29, and

(j)the cross-heading preceding each of paragraphs 14 and 19 of Schedule 7.

63In sections 26(6), 27(3) and 29(6) of, and paragraphs 1 and 4 of Schedule 7 to, that Act for “The Council” substitute “The Authority”.

64Omit section 26(12) of that Act.

65In section 26A(2) of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to, that Act for “Council’s” substitute “Authority’s”.

66For the title to Schedule 7 substitute “The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care”.

Other Acts, etc.

67In section 36A(1)(b) of the Dentists Act 1984 (professions complementary to dentistry), for “regulated by the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence under section 25” substitute “listed in section 25(3)”.

68In each of the following provisions, for “the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence” substitute “the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care”—

(a)paragraphs 1(bca) and 2(ca) of the Schedule to the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960,

(b)paragraph (b) of the definition of “relevant disciplinary proceedings” in section 201(4) of the National Health Service Act 2006, and

(c)paragraph (b) of the definition of “relevant disciplinary proceedings” in section 149(4) of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006.

69(1)In each of the following provisions, omit the entry for “The Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence”—

(a)Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958,

(b)Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975,

(c)Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975, and

(d)Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

(2)In each of the provisions listed in sub-paragraph (1), at the appropriate place insert—

  • The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.

(3)Omit paragraph 26(a) of Schedule 10 to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (which provides for the inclusion of a reference to the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence in the National Assembly for Wales (Disqualification) Order 2006, which has itself been revoked).

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