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Amendment of Part 4

11.  In Part 4 of the Principal Regulations (overseas visitors exempt from charges), before regulation 10, insert—

Interpretation of this Part

9A.  In this Part—

“chargeable assisted conception services” means any medical, surgical or obstetric services provided for the purpose of assisting a person to carry a child, other than—

(a)

a service that the National Health Service Commissioning Board must arrange under the following regulations of the National Health Service Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups (Responsibility and Standing Rules) Regulations 2012(1)

(i)

regulation 7 (services for serving members of the armed forces and their families);

(ii)

regulation 8 (infertility treatment: seriously injured serving members and veterans); or

(iii)

regulation 9 (infertility treatment: further provision); or

(b)

a service provided as part of a course of treatment, where that course of treatment began before 21st August 2017..

(1)

S.I. 2012/2996, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.