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The Health Act 1999 (Supplementary, Consequential etc. Provisions) Order 2000

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18.—(1) The Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986(1) is amended as follows.

(2) In section 2 (rights of authorised representatives of disabled persons)–

(a)in subsection (5)(a)(2), after “the 1977 Act” there is inserted “, by a Primary Care Trust established under that Act”;

(b)in subsection (9), in the definition of “health authority”, in paragraph (a)(3), for “or a Special Health Authority” there is substituted “ , a Special Health Authority or a Primary Care Trust”.

(3) In section 7 (persons discharged from hospital), in subsection (9), in the definition of “the managers”(4)–

(a)in paragraph (a)(i), after “trust” there is inserted “or a Primary Care Trust”

(b)after paragraph (b) there is inserted the following paragraph–

(bb)in relation to a hospital vested in a Primary Care Trust, means that trust;.

(4) In section 16 (interpretation), in subsection (1)(5), after the definition of “parental responsibility”(6) there is inserted the following definition–

“Primary Care Trust” means a Primary Care Trust established under section 16A of the National Health Service Act 1977;.

(2)

Section 2(5)(a) was amended by the 1990 Act, Schedule 9, paragraph 30(1)(a).

(3)

The definition of “health authority” was amended by the 1995 Act, Schedule 1, paragraph 111(2).

(4)

The definition of “the managers” was amended by the 1990 Act, Schedule 9, paragraph 30(2) and the 1995 Act, Schedule 1, paragraph 111(3)(b)(ii).

(5)

Section 16(2) was inserted by the Children Act 1989 (c. 41), Schedule 13, paragraph 61(3).

(6)

The definition of “parental responsibility” was inserted by the Children Act 1989 (c. 41), Schedule 13, paragraph 61(2).

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