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The Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Variation and termination of pilot schemes

10.—(1) The Department may by directions require a pilot scheme to be varied by the board concerned in accordance with the directions.

(2) Directions under paragraph (1) may be given—

(a)in response to a request made by the board or by any other participant in the scheme; or

(b)on the Department’s own initiative.

(3) The Department may give directions authorising boards to vary pilot schemes (otherwise than in response to directions given under paragraph (1)) in such circumstances, and subject to such conditions, as may be specified in the directions.

(4) If the Department is satisfied that a pilot scheme is (for any reason) unsatisfactory, it may give directions to the board concerned requiring the board to bring the scheme to an end in accordance with the terms of the directions.

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