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The National Health Service (Fund-holding Practices) Regulations 1996

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Statutory Instruments

1996 No. 706


The National Health Service (Fund-holding Practices) Regulations 1996


11th March 1996

Laid before Parliament

11th March 1996

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1st April 1996

The Secretary of State for Health, as respects England, and the Secretary of State for Wales, as respects Wales, in exercise of powers conferred by section 126(4) and (5) of and paragraph 16 of Schedule 5 to the National Health Service Act 1977(1) and sections 14(2) and (6), 15(7), 16(1) to (4) and (6) and 17 of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990(2) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:—


1977 c. 49; see section 128(1) as amended by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19) (“the 1990 Act”), section 26(2)(g) and (i) for the definitions of “prescribed” and “regulations”. Section 126(4) was amended by, and section 126(5) was inserted by, section 65(2) of the 1990 Act.


1990 c. 19. Sections 14, 15, 16 and 17 were amended by, respectively, paragraphs 73, 74, 75 and 76 of Schedule 1 to the Health Authorities Act 1995 (c. 17).

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