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Amendments to the Health Bill [H.L.]

Health Bill [H.L.] -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Health Bill [H.L.] to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 1, line 10, at end insert ("from 31st March 2000") 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 5, line 39, at end insert ("other than the management of any acute hospital") 
     Page 6, line 11, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  An order under subsection (1) shall specifically exclude from appointment--
    (a)  any persons currently serving a term of office as a local authority representative, or
    (b)  any persons holding a contract of remuneration with any political party."")
 
     Page 6, line 11, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  All trustees appointed under subsection (1) above are subject to the approval of the Commissioner for Public Appointments who may at his discretion revoke the appointment of any trustee if he considers that the appointment process has breached the rules on Openness and Accountability of appointments as laid down by the Committee on Standards and Privileges in Public Life."")
 
  
Clause 6
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 6, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("(3CC)  The objectives referred to in subsection (3C) above shall not include Health Authority or NHS Trust performance with regard to waiting times for out-patient consultations or waiting lists for surgery.")
 
  
Clause 13
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 11, line 9, at end insert ("and for ensuring the publication of this information.") 
  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 11, line 26, after second ("trusts") insert ("or non-NHS health care providers") 
     Page 11, line 30, after second ("trusts") insert ("or non-NHS health care providers") 
     Page 11, line 35, after second ("trusts") insert ("or non-NHS health care providers") 
     Page 11, line 40, after ("providers") insert ("or non-NHS health care providers") 
     Page 11, line 43, at end insert ("or non-NHS health care providers") 
     Page 12, line 36, at end insert--
    (""non-NHS health care provider" means a provider of authorised NHS pay beds, dedicated private patient units in NHS hospitals, and any other provider of NHS hospital-based health care services that are not operated by the NHS.")
 
 
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