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Supplementary provisionsN.I.

Application of this Act: relevant authorities with mixed functionsN.I.

23—(1) In relation to a general health care provider, the relevant authority provisions of this Act apply only in relation to matters arising in connection with any general health care provided by that provider.

(2) In relation to an independent provider, the relevant authority provisions of this Act apply only in relation to matters arising in connection with a service which the independent provider was providing, or which it was the independent provider's function to provide, under arrangements with a health and social care body or a general health care provider.

(3) In relation to any other relevant authority (except a person carrying on or managing a residential care home or nursing home), the relevant authority provisions of this Act apply only in relation to matters arising in connection with the exercise by the authority of its public functions.

(4) For the purposes of this section—

public functions” means functions other than those of a private nature;

“the relevant authority provisions of this Act” are—

(a)

section 3(3) and (7);

(b)

section 4(4);

(c)

sections 5 to 9;

(d)

sections 13 to 20; and

(e)

Schedule 2.

Commencement Information

I1S. 23 in operation at 1.12.2012 by S.R. 2012/388, art. 2(v)