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Health and Social Care Act 2012

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PART 3The National Information Governance Board for Health and Social Care

Consequential amendments

9(1)Omit the entry for the National Information Governance Board for Health and Social Care in each of the following—

(a)Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967,

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

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

(2)In consequence of those repeals, in Schedule 14 to the Health and Social Care Act 2008, omit paragraphs 2 to 4 (and the cross-heading preceding each of those paragraphs).

10(1)In section 271 of the National Health Service Act 2006 (territorial limit of exercise of functions), in subsection (3), omit paragraph (fa).

(2)In consequence of that repeal, in Schedule 14 to the Health and Social Care Act 2008, omit paragraph 5 (and the preceding cross-heading).

11In consequence of the repeal made by section 280(2), omit sections 157(1) and 158 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

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12(1)Anything which is in the process of being done by the National Information Governance Board for Health and Social Care under an enactment immediately before abolition may be continued by the Secretary of State.

(2)Despite section 280(2), section 250D of the National Health Service Act 2006 (annual report) is to continue to have effect for the purpose of imposing the duty under subsection (1)(a); and for that purpose—

(a)if abolition is to occur at a time other than immediately after the end of a reporting year within the meaning of that section, the period that begins with the 1 April before abolition and ends with abolition is to be treated as a reporting year for the purposes of that section, and

(b)the duty under subsection (1)(a) of that section must be discharged by the Secretary of State.

(3)Anything which the Board is required to do under an enactment before abolition may, in so far as it has not been done by the Board, be done by the Secretary of State after abolition.

(4)In this paragraph—

  • “abolition” means the commencement of section 280(1);

  • “enactment” includes an enactment contained in subordinate legislation (within the meaning of the Interpretation Act 1978).

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