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The National Health Service (General Ophthalmic Services) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 1999

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

1999 No. 55


The National Health Service (General Ophthalmic Services) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 1999


7th September 1999

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

10th September 1999

Coming into force

For the purposes of regulations

4(a) and (b) and 8

5th October 1999

For all other purposes

1st October 1999

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 26, 32E, 105(7), 106(a) and 108(1) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:


1978 c. 29; section 26 was amended by the Health and Social Security Act 1984 (c. 48), section 1(5) and (7), Schedule 1, Part II, paragraphs 1 to 4 and Schedule 8 and by the Health and Medicines Act 1988 (c. 49), section 13(4); section 32E was inserted by the National Health Service (Amendment) Act 1995 (c. 31), section 8; section 105(7), which contains provisions relevant to the making of Regulations, was amended by the Health Services Act 1980 (c. 53), Schedule 6, paragraph 5 and Schedule 7, by the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983 (c. 41), Schedule 9, paragraph 24, and by the Health Act 1999 (c. 8), Schedule 4, paragraph 60; section 108(1) contains definitions of “prescribed” and “regulations” relevant to the exercise of the statutory powers under which these Regulations are made. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

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