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The Health and Personal Social Services(Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Pharmaceutical services

31.—(1) In Article 63 of the principal Order (arrangements for pharmaceutical services)—

(a)in paragraph (1)—

(i)for the word “supply” there shall be substituted “provision”;

(ii)at the end of sub-paragraph (b) there shall be inserted


(c)such services as may be prescribed;;

(iii)“for the words services provided in accordance with the arrangements are” there shall be substituted “provision of drugs, medicines, appliances and services in accordance with the arrangements is”;

(b)in paragraph (2) after the word “mentioned” in the second place where it occurs there shall be inserted “, or to whom services mentioned in paragraph (1)(c) are to be provided”;

(c)in paragraphs (2A)(b), (c) and (d) and (2B) before the word “services” in each place where it occurs there shall be inserted “pharmaceutical”;

(d)in paragraph (2B)(d) for the words “a prescribed criterion” there shall be substituted “prescribed criteria”.

(2) Article 64 of the principal Order (persons authorised to provide pharmaceutical services) shall be renumbered as paragraph (1) of that Article and after that paragraph there shall be added the following paragraph—

(2) No arrangements for the provision of pharmaceutical services falling within Article 63(1)(c) shall be made with persons other than those who are pharmacists or are of a prescribed description..

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