Select Committee on Delegated Powers and Deregulation Sixth Report


TABLE OF DELEGATED POWERS IN THE ROAD TRAFFIC (NHS CHARGES) BILL

Clause Sub-sectionProvision
1(5)Allows definition of compensation payments which are not to count for the purposes of the Bill
2(10)The way in which a certificate of charges is applied for and the time in which the application has to be made
3(2)Allows the amounts which will be charged (or formulae for calculating those amounts) to be set out in regulations
3(4)(a)Provides for a limit to liability for NHS charges in any one case
3(4)(b)Provides for more than one set of charges to be available depending on the circumstances of the claim and, in particular, the date of accident giving rise to the claim
3(4)(c)Provides for cases where the accident victim receives treatment at more than one hospital
3(4)(d)Provides for cases where more than one compensator is making a compensation payment in respect of the same accident
3(5)Allows amounts specified in regulations to appear on any certificate of charges issued after the regulations come into force except where compensation has already been paid
3(6)What information is to be available on request about explanation of charges
6(1)(a)Sets time limits and conditions for review of certificates
7(4)(a)Sets time limits and form for appeal against charges
7(4)(b)The procedure to be followed for appeals
7(4)(c)Allows an appeal to be treated as a review
8(5)Circumstances in which medical evidence will not be released
8(6)(b)Defines tribunals to be used in Scotland
8(7)Allows regulations in (6)(b) to include make up of tribunals and procedures to be followed
9(1)Specifies who has right of further appeal on points of law
10(2)Specifies who has to make repayments in cases where too much has been paid
10(3)Specifies who has to make additional payments where too little has been paid
10(4)(a)Act can be modified if necessary to deal with who pays in over/under-payment cases
10(4)(b)Allows Secretary of State to determine any matter raised under the regulations
11(2)Sets out the information which must be supplied by various categories of people
11(3)Defines "claim" and "person against whom the claim is made"
11(4)(a)Sets out form in which information is to be supplied
11(4)(b)Sets time limits for supply of information
11(5)Sets circumstances in which medical information may be sought
13(4)How and when payments will be transferred from Secretary of State to hospitals
13(5)What happens when payments relate to NHS trusts or hospitals which no longer exist
14(1)(a)Provides for cases where compensation is paid in more than one lump sum
14(1)(b)Provides for cases where compensation is paid in instalments
14(1)(c)Provides for cases where interim compensation is paid as the result of a court order
14(2)(a)When and where liability lies for charges in cases where a payment into court has been made
14(2)(b)Procedures for issue of certificates in such cases
15(1)Provides for any procedural differences necessary for Ministry of Defence hospitals
20(1)Provides for any necessary amendment to appeals procedures as set out in section 7 during period in which appeals tribunals are subject to change
20(3)Provides for any necessary amendment to appeals procedures as set out in section 8 during period in which appeals tribunals are subject to change
20(4)Defines the transitional period for subsections (1) and (2)
20(6)Provides for any necessary amendment to appeals procedures as set out in section 7 during period in which Scottish appeals are heard by DSS tribunals
20(8)Provides for any necessary amendment to appeals procedures as set out in section 8 during period in which Scottish appeals are heard by DSS tribunals
20(9)Defines transitional period for subsections (6) and (8)


 
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