Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Bill - continued        House of Lords
Miscellaneous and general - continued

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Transitional provision.     20. - (1) The Secretary of State may by order provide for section 7 to have effect, during the transitional period, with such modifications as may be specified in the order.
 
      (2) During the transitional period, section 8 is to have effect as if for subsections (6) and (7) there were substituted-
 
 
    "(6) In this section and section 9, "appeal tribunal" means a medical appeal tribunal constituted under section 50 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992."
 
      (3) The Secretary of State may by order provide for section 8 to have effect, during the transitional period, with such further modifications as may be specified in the order.
 
      (4) "The transitional period" means the period beginning with the coming into force of section 1 and ending on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.
 
      (5) Subsections (1) to (4) extend to England and Wales only.
 
      (6) The Secretary of State may by order provide for section 7 to have effect, during the transitional period for Scotland, with such modifications as may be specified in the order.
 
      (7) During the transitional period for Scotland, section 8 is to have effect as if for subsections (6) and (7) there were substituted-
 
 
    "(6) In this section and section 9, "appeal tribunal" means-
 
 
    (a) during the transitional period for England and Wales, a medical appeal tribunal constituted under section 50 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992;
 
    (b) after that transitional period, an appeal tribunal constituted under Chapter I of Part I of the Social Security Act 1998."
      (8) The Secretary of State may by order provide for section 8 to have effect, during the transitional period for Scotland, with such further modifications as may be specified in the order.
 
      (9) "The transitional period for Scotland" means the period beginning with the coming into force of section 1 and ending on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.
 
      (10) Subsections (6) to (9) extend to Scotland only.
 
Short title, etc.     21. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Act 1999.
 
      (2) The preceding provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.
 
      (3) Different days may be appointed for different purposes.
 
      (4) For the purposes of the Scotland Act 1998, this Act shall be taken to be a pre-commencement enactment.
 
      (5) This Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.
 
 
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