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The National Health Service (Fund-holding Practices) Amendment Regulations 1999

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Amendment of regulation 20 of the principal Regulations

17.—(1) Regulation 20 of the principal Regulations (purchase of goods and services) is amended as follows.

(2) Omit paragraphs (A1)(1), (3) to (6) and (11)(a) and (b).

(3) In paragraph (1), for “Subject to paragraphs (3) to (11)” substitute “Subject to paragraphs (7) to (11) and to regulation 24A”.

(4) For paragraph (2) substitute—

(2) The goods and services referred to in paragraph (1) are the goods and services specified in the list set out in Schedule 3 to these Regulations..

(5) In paragraph (2A)(2), omit “Subject to paragraph (4)”.

(6) After paragraph (2A), insert—

(2B) Except where goods and services are purchased pursuant to an agreement entered into before 1st April 1999, fund-holding practices shall purchase goods and services only from providers which are health service bodies..


Paragraph (A1) was inserted by S.I. 1997/747.


Paragraph (2A) was inserted by S.I. 1997/747, and amended by S.I. 1997/1678.

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