Amendments proposed to the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr John Hutton

101

Schedule     2,     page     55,     line     7,     at end insert—

'The School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c. 31)

    In Schedule 9 to the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (which provides for the constitution of school governing bodies), in paragraph 10 (community special schools), in sub-paragraph (5)(a), after "by the" there is inserted "Primary Care Trust or".

The Government of Wales Act 1998 (c. 38)

    (1)   The Government of Wales Act 1998 is amended as provided in this paragraph.

    (2)   In Schedule 5 (bodies and offices covered by section 74), in paragraph 20, "for an area in, or consisting of, Wales" is omitted.

    (3)   In Schedule 17 (audit, etc, of Welsh public bodies), in paragraph 12, "for an area in, or consisting of, Wales" is omitted.".'.

Mr John Hutton

102

Schedule     2,     page     55,     line     8,     at end insert—

    'The 1999 Act is amended as follows.'.   


Mr John Hutton

103

Schedule     2,     page     55,     line     9,     leave out 'of the Health Act 1999'.

Mr John Hutton

104

Schedule     2,     page     55,     line     12,     at end insert—

'The Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14)

    In section 20 of the Care Standards Act 2000 (urgent procedure for cancellation, etc of registration of establishment or agency), in subsection (6)(b), before "Health Authority" there is inserted "Primary Care Trust or".'.   

Mr John Hutton

105

Schedule     2,     page     56,     line     12,     at end insert—

    'In Schedule 1 (exempt information relating to health services), in paragraph 10, after "by a" there is inserted "Primary Care Trust or".'.   

Mr John Hutton

106

Schedule     2,     page     56,     line     39,     at end insert—

    'In Schedule 5 (minor and consequential amendments), in paragraph 9, before "Health Authority", in both places, there is inserted "Primary Care Trust or".'.


   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald

14

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     11,     leave out 'Strategic' and insert 'Area'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald

15

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     12,     leave out 'Strategic' and insert 'Area'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald

16

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     15,     leave out 'Strategic' and insert 'Area'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald

17

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     16,     leave out 'Strategic' and insert 'Area'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald

18

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     19,     leave out 'Strategic' and insert 'Area'.

   

Mr John Hutton

91

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     25,     leave out '(2)(a)' and insert '(3)(a)'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald

19

Clause     3,     page     3,     line     27,     leave out 'Strategic' and insert 'Area'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald

123

*Clause     3,     page     3,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '(6)   No functions shall be distributed to or exercisable by a Primary Care Trust unless the Secretary of State has laid before each House of Parliament a statement to the effect that such Primary Care Trust is ready, willing and able to receive and exercise such functions.'.


   

Mr John Hutton

92

Clause     4,     page     3,     line     41,     leave out ' "behalf)," ' and insert ' "functions)," '.


   

Mr John Hutton

107

Schedule     3,     page     59,     line     13,     at end insert—

'The 1977 Act

    In section 15 of the 1977 Act (duty of Health Authority in relation to family health services), in subsection (1ZA), after "duty of" there is inserted "each Strategic Health Authority and".'.   

Mr John Hutton

108

Schedule     3,     page     59,     line     23,     at end insert—

'The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c. 52)

    In section 279 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (health service practitioners), in paragraph (a), after "by a" there is inserted "Strategic Health Authority,".'.   

Mr John Hutton

109

Schedule     3,     page     59,     line     30,     at end insert—

    'The Health and Social Care Act 2001 is amended as follows.'.   

Mr John Hutton

110

Schedule     3,     page     59,     line     31,     leave out 'of the Health and Social Care Act 2001'.

   

Mr John Hutton

111

Schedule     3,     page     60,     line     17,     at end insert—

    'In Schedule 1 (exempt information relating to health services), in paragraph 11, after "request to a" there is inserted "Strategic Health Authority or".'.


   

Mr John Hutton

115

*Clause     5,     page     5,     line     32,     leave out '(1A)' and insert '(1ZA)'.

   

Mr John Hutton

116

*Clause     5,     page     5,     line     43,     after '(1A)' insert—

    '(a)   for "power conferred by subsection (1) above is" there is substituted "powers conferred by subsections (1) and (1ZA) above are", and

    (b)'.   


   

Mr John Hutton

93

Clause     6,     page     8,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '( )   Section 1 of the National Health Service (Private Finance) Act 1997 (c.56) (powers to enter into externally financed development agreements) applies to Local Health Boards as it applies to National Health Service trusts.'.


   

Mr John Hutton

117

*Schedule     5,     page     68,     line     14,     at end insert—

'The Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 (c.67)

    In the Schedule to the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 (bodies to which the Act applies), after paragraph 1(gg) there is inserted—
    "(gh)   Local Health Boards;".

The Health Services and Public Health Act 1968 (c.46)

    (1)   Section 63 of the Health Services and Public Health Act 1968 (provision of instruction for officers of hospital authorities etc.) is amended as follows.    

    (2)   In subsection (1)(a), for "or Primary Care Trust" there is substituted ", Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board".

    (3)   In subsection (5A), for "or Primary Care Trust", in both places, there is substituted ", Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board".

    (4)   In subsection (5B), the "and" at the end of paragraph (bb) is omitted, and after that paragraph there is inserted—

    "(bbb)   Local Health Boards; and".

The Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 (c. 57)

    In section 3 of the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 (employers exempted from insurance), in subsection (2)(a)—
    (a)   for "1978 and" there is substituted "1978,", and

    (b)   after "1977" there is inserted "and a Local Health Board established under section 16BA of that Act".'.

   

Mr John Hutton

118

*Schedule     5,     page     68,     line     20,     at end insert—

    'In section 16C (advice for Health Authorities and Primary Care Trusts), in subsection (2), after "Primary Care Trusts" there is inserted "and Local Health Boards".    In section 22 (co-operation between health authorities and local authorities), in subsection (1A), the "or" at the end of paragraph (c) is omitted and after that paragraph there is inserted—

    "(cc)   a Local Health Board; or".

    In section 23 (voluntary organisations and other bodies), in subsection (2), for "or Primary Care Trust" there is substituted ", Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board".    In section 26 (supply of goods and services by Secretary of State), in subsection (1)(b), for "or Primary Care Trust" there is substituted ", Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board".    In section 27 (conditions of supply under section 26)—

    (a)   in subsection (1), for "or Primary Care Trust", in both places, there is substituted ", Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board", and

    (b)   in subsection (3), for "and Primary Care Trusts" there is substituted "Primary Care Trusts and Local Health Boards".

    In section 28 (supply of goods and services by local authorities)—

    (a)   in subsection (1), for "or Primary Care Trust" there is substituted "Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board", and

    (b)   in subsection (3), after "Primary Care Trusts", in both places, there is inserted ", Local Health Boards".

    In section 28A (power to make payments towards expenditure on community services)—

    (a)   in subsection (1)—

    (i)   the "and" at the end of paragraph (a) is omitted, and

    (ii)   at the end of paragraph (b) there is inserted "; and", and after that paragraph there is inserted—

    "(c)   a Local Health Board.", and

    (b)   in subsection (2B), after "Primary Care Trust" there is inserted ", Local Health Board".

    In section 28BB (power of local authorities to make payments to NHS bodies), in subsection (2), in the definition of "relevant NHS body", after "Primary Care Trust", there is inserted "or Local Health Board".    In section 51 (university clinical teaching and research)—

    (a)   in subsection (2), for "or Primary Care Trust", in both places, there is substituted ", Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board", and

    (b)   in subsection (3), the "and" at the end of paragraph (bb) is omitted and after that paragraph there is inserted—

    "(bbb)   Local Health Boards; and".

    In section 84A (intervention orders), in subsection (2), after paragraph (d) there is inserted—

    "(e)   Local Health Boards.".

    In section 84B (intervention orders: effect), in subsection (1), in each of paragraphs (a) and (b), for "or Primary Care Trust" there is substituted ", Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board".    In section 85 (Secretary of State's default powers), in subsection (1), after paragraph (bb) there is inserted—

    "(bbb)   a Local Health Board;".

    In section 92 (further transfers of trust property), in subsection (1A), after paragraph (c) there is inserted—

    "(cc)   a Local Health Board;".

    In section 96A (power of health authorities etc. to raise money), in each of subsections (1), (3), (4), (7), (8) and (9), after "Special Health Authority", in each place where it occurs, there is inserted ", Local Health Board".    In section 98 (accounts and audit), in subsection (1), after paragraph (bb) there is inserted—

    "(bbb)   every Local Health Board;".

    In section 99 (regulation of financial arrangements), in subsection (1), after paragraph (ba) there is inserted—

    "(bb)   Local Health Boards;".

    In section 125 (protection of members and officers of authorities), the "and" at the end of paragraph (bb) is omitted and after that paragraph there is inserted—

    "(bbb)   a Local Health Board; and".

    In paragraph 2 of Schedule 7 (which makes additional provision in relation to Community Health Councils)—

    (a)   in sub-paragraphs (d) and (e), after "Primary Care Trusts" , in each place where it occurs, there is inserted "Local Health Boards", and

    (b)   in sub-paragraphs (f) and (g), for "and Primary Care Trusts" there is substituted ", Primary Care Trusts and Local Health Boards".

The Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (c. 67)

    In section 16 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (statutory undertakers' land excluded from compulsory purchase), in subsection (3), the "and" at the end of paragraph (b) is omitted, and at the end of paragraph (c) there is inserted "and
    (d)   a Local Health Board established under section 16BA of that Act;".

The Hospital Complaints Procedure Act 1985 (c. 42)

    In section 1 of the Hospital Complaints Procedure Act 1985 (hospital complaints procedure), in subsection (1B), after "Trust", where it first occurs, there is inserted "and Local Health Board", and in the second place where it occurs there is inserted "or Local Health Board".

The Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 (c.1)

    In section 519A of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 (health service bodies), in subsection (2), after paragraph (ab) there is inserted—
    "(aba)   a Local Health Board;".

The Housing Act 1988 (c. 50)

    In Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988 (grounds for possession of dwelling-houses let on assured tenancies), in the second paragraph of Ground 16, after "1990," there is inserted "or by a Local Health Board,".

The Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)

    In section 144 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (exceptions from requirement of third-party insurance or security), in subsection (2)(da), after "1977" there is inserted ", by a Local Health Board established under section 16BA of that Act".'.

 
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