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HEALTH CARE AND ASSOCIATED PROFESSIONS
NURSES AND MIDWIVES
19th July 2006
Coming into force in accordance with article 1(2) and (3)
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 19th day of July 2006
The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council
This Order in Council is made in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 60 and 62(4) of the Health Act 1999(1).
The Secretary of State published a draft Order and invited representations as required by paragraph 9(1) of Schedule 3 to that Act.
The period of three months mentioned in paragraph 9(2) of that Schedule expired before a draft of this Order in Council was laid before Parliament.
A draft of this Order in Council has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament in accordance with section 62(9) of that Act.
Accordingly, Her Majesty is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to make the following Order in Council:
1999 c. 8. Section 62(4) applies section 126(4) and (5) of the National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49) in relation to powers to make Orders in Council conferred by the Health Act 1999. See therefore that section 126(4) and (5) (which have been amended by: the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), section 65(2); the Health and Social Care Act 2001 (c. 15), Schedule 5, paragraph 13(b) and (d); the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 (c. 17), Schedule 8, paragraph 10(a); and the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 (c. 43), Schedule 11, paragraphs 7 and 38, and Schedule 14, Part 4), which contain powers which are relevant to the powers being exercised in the making of this Order.
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