The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No.8) Order 2009

Statutory Instruments

2009 No. 270 (C. 12)

Public Health

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No.8) Order 2009

Made

11th February 2009

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 170(3) and (4) of the Health and Social Care Act 2008(1) makes the following Order.

In accordance with section 172(5)(a) of that Act, the Secretary of State has consulted with the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in Northern Ireland.

Citation and interpretation

1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No.8) Order 2009.

(2) In this Order “the Act” means the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

Appointed day in respect of provisions relating to the Health Protection Agency Act 2004

2.  (1)  1st March 2009 is the appointed day for the coming into force of paragraph (a) of subsection (5) of section 159 of the Act.

(2) 1st April 2009 is the appointed day for the coming into force of the following provisions of the Act —

(a)section 159 in so far as it is not already in force; and

(b)Part 7 of Schedule 15 (abolition of National Biological Standards Board) and in so far as it relates to that Part, section 166 (repeals) of the Act.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health.

Dawn Primarolo

Minster of State,

Department of Health

11th February 2009

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

Article 2(1) of this Order brings into force on 1st March 2009 paragraph (a) of subsection (5) of section 159 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 which will enable the Secretary of State to make a scheme for the transfer of property from the National Biological Standards Board to the Health Protection Agency.

Article 2(2) of this Order brings into force section 159 in so far as it is not already in force and related consequential repeals. Section 159, in particular, abolishes the National Biological Standards Board and amends the Health Protection Agency Act 2004(2) in relation to the functions of the Health Protection Agency in relation to biological substances.

An impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 have been or are being brought into force by commencement orders made before the date of this Order:

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Section 1(1)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 1(3) (partially)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 2(1)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 2(2)(a) (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Sections 3 to 71st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 8 (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 91st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 10(3) (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 11 (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 12(1) to (5) (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 20 to 22 (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 25 (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 26(1), (3) and (6) (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 27 (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 28(1) to (4)(a) (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 32 (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 35 (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 37 (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 44 (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 46(4) to (8)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 471st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Sections 60 to 65 (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 66 (partially)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Sections 76 to 831st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 851st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 881st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Sections 90 to 94 (partially)12th January 20092008/3168 (C.143)
Section 95 (partially)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 971st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)

Section 111 (partially)

(partially)

1st October 2008

1st January 2009

2008/2497 (C. 106) 2008/3244 (C.148)
Section 112 (partially)3rd November 20082008/2717 (C.120)
Section 1131st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Section 114 insofar as not already in force1st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Sections 115 to 1171st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Section 118 (partially)1st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Section 123(3) to (6)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)

Section 127 (partially)

(partially)

25th August 2008

1st January 2009

2008/2214 (C. 100) 2008/3244 (C.148)
Sections 131 to 1381st January 20092008/3137 (C.136)
Section 1421st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 1431st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 145 (partially)1st December 20082008/2994 (C. 129)
Sections 149 to 1541st April 20092008/2994 (C. 129)
Section 1551st December 20082008/2994 (C. 129)
Section 156 (partially)1st December 20082008/2994 (C. 129)
Section 156 insofar as not already in force1st April 20092008/2994 (C. 129)
Section 157(1) (partially)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 157 insofar as not already in force1st January 20092008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 1581st January 20092008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 160 (partially)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 160 (partially)1st January 20092008/2497 (C. 106)
Section 166 (partially)1st January 20092008/2497 (C. 106) and 2008/3244 (C.148
Paragraphs 1 to 5 of Schedule 11st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 6(3) of Schedule 11st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 6(4) of Schedule 1 (partially)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 6(6) to 6(8) of Schedule 11st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 7 of Schedule 1 (partially)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraphs 8 to 12 of Schedule 11st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Schedule 21st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 1 of Schedule 41st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 3 of Schedule 41st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 5 of Schedule 4 (partially)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraphs 7 and 8 of Schedule 41st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 54(b) of Schedule 51st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 56(b) of Schedule 51st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 57(1) of Schedule 5 (partially)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 57(2)(b) of Schedule 51st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 58(b) of Schedule 51st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 59(1) of Schedule 5 (partially)1st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 59(2)(b) of Schedule 51st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 73(b) of Schedule 51st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 80(b) of Schedule 51st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 94 of Schedule 51st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 81st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 3 of Schedule 8 (partially)1st October 2008 and 1st January 20092008/2497 (C. 106) and 2008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 4 of Schedule 81st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 5(1) to (3) of Schedule 81st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 5(4) of Schedule 81st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraphs 6 and 7 of Schedule 81st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 8(a) of Schedule 81st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 8(b) of Schedule 81st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 9 of Schedule 81st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 1 of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 2(a) of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 3 of Schedule 10 (partially)1st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 4(a) of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 5(a) of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 6(b) of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 8 of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraphs 10 to 12 of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 13(a) of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 16 of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 17 of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 19 of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 20 of Schedule 1025th August 20082008/2214 (C. 100)
Paragraphs 23 to 25 of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 26(a) of Schedule 101st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Paragraph 21 of Schedule 10 (partially)25th August 20082008/2214 (C. 100)
Paragraphs 2 to 4 of Schedule 141st October 20082008/2497 (C. 106)
Paragraph 5 of Schedule 141st January 20092008/2497 (C. 106)
Part 2 of Schedule 15 (partially)1st January 20092008/3244 (C.148)
Part 6 of Schedule 151st January 20092008/2497 (C. 106)