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Care Act 2014

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8(1)The HRA must appoint a committee for the purpose of giving advice—

(a)to the HRA in connection with the exercise of the HRA’s function under regulation 5(1)(a) of the Health Service (Control of Patient Information) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/1438) (approval for processing confidential patient information);

(b)to the Secretary of State in connection with the exercise of the Secretary of State’s functions under regulations 2, 3(4) and 5 of those Regulations (processing of confidential patient information);

(c)to the Health and Social Care Information Centre in connection with—

(i)the exercise by the Centre of functions conferred in regulations under section 251 of the National Health Service Act 2006 (processing of patient information for medical purposes);

(ii)any publication or other dissemination by the Centre of information which is in a form which identifies an individual to whom the information relates or enables the identity of such an individual to be ascertained.

(2)The HRA may appoint other committees and sub-committees.

(3)The committee appointed under sub-paragraph (1) must consist of persons who are not members or employees of the HRA.

(4)Any other committee or sub-committee may consist of or include such persons.

(5)The HRA may pay such remuneration and allowances as it decides to a person who is a member of a committee or sub-committee, but is not an employee of the HRA, regardless of whether the person is a non-executive member of the HRA.

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