Search Legislation

The National Health Service (Property Expenses Scheme) (England) Regulations 2018

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Payments out of the Scheme: expenses of members

This section has no associated Explanatory Memorandum

13.—(1) Where a member of the Scheme incurs an expense to which the Scheme applies, the Secretary of State may pay to the member or on the member’s behalf an amount determined by the Secretary of State in respect of that expense.

(2) No payment may be made under paragraph (1) in respect of any liability which is of a nature in respect of which the Secretary of State has in respect of all members and in respect of the relevant membership year determined is not eligible for payment under the Scheme.

(3) Except to such extent as the Secretary of State may determine, no payment may be made under paragraph (1) in respect of any expense incurred by the member which is excluded from the Scheme by any of paragraphs (4) to (8).

(4) An expense that would have been an expense to which the Scheme applies, if at the time it was incurred, the eligible body was a member of the Scheme is excluded from the Scheme unless—

(a)some part of that expense was to be met by the eligible body after it became a member;

(b)the Secretary of State is satisfied that the eligible body informed the Secretary of State before the end of the qualifying period that the expense had arisen;

(c)the Secretary of State agreed before the start of the eligible body’s membership that any expense to which sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) apply should not be excluded from the Scheme; and

(d)that agreement remains in force at the date on which the expense falls to be met by the eligible body.

(5) Any expense of a member which falls to be met after the member gives notice of cancellation under regulation 6(2) (cancellation of membership by a member) but before its membership has ceased is excluded from the Scheme unless—

(a)the Secretary of State is satisfied that the expense would have fallen to be met at that time irrespective of the member’s decision to give such a notice; and

(b)would otherwise be an expense to which the Scheme applies.

(6) Any expense of a member which falls to be met after the Secretary of State gives notice of cancellation under regulation 7(1) (cancellation of membership by the Secretary of State) but before its membership has ceased is excluded from the Scheme unless the Secretary of State is satisfied that the expense would have fallen to be met at that time irrespective of its decision to give such a notice.

(7) Any expense in relation to which the member has not complied with any condition imposed by the Secretary of State is excluded from the Scheme.

(8) Any expense of a former member which falls to be met after its membership of the Scheme has ceased is excluded from the Scheme unless—

(a)the expense was incurred before the former member’s membership ceased;

(b)the Secretary of State is satisfied that the former member informed the Secretary of State before the end of the qualifying period that the expense had been incurred;

(c)the Secretary of State agreed before former member’s membership ceased that any expense to which sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) apply should not be excluded from the Scheme; and

(d)that agreement remained in force on the date on which the payment fell to be met.

(9) In paragraph (3)(b) and (8)(b), the “qualifying period” is the period of 14 days starting with the date on which the member or former member (as the case may be) became aware that the expense had arisen or, if earlier, the date on which the Secretary of State considers that the member ought to have become aware that the expense had arisen.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Memorandum

Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Statutory Instrument or Draft Statutory Instrument laid before Parliament from June 2004 onwards.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources