The National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-10-29

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 2620 (C. 98)

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, SCOTLAND
The National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1997

Made
29th October 1997

The Secretary of State, in exercise of powers conferred on him by section 41(3) of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:—

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1997.

(2) In this Order, “the Act” means the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997.

Appointed days

2.—(1) 30th October 1997 is the day appointed for the coming into force of the following provisions of the Act—

(a)section 4 (proposals for pilot schemes), in so far as it is not already in force; and

(b)section 16 (NHS contracts), in so far as it relates to pilot schemes under which personal medical services are provided.

(2) 28th November 1997 is the day appointed for the coming into force of the following provisions of the Act—

(a)section 1 (pilot schemes) and section 2 (provision of personal medical services under a pilot scheme); and

(b)section 5 (approval of pilot schemes), section 6 (making of pilot schemes) and section 18(2)(b) (funding of preparatory work), in so far as those sections relate to pilot schemes under which personal medical services are provided.

Frank Dobson
One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State,
Department of Health
29th October 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force certain provisions of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (“the 1997 Act”).
Provisions which are brought into force on 30th October 1997 relate to the preparation of proposals for pilot schemes for the provision of personal dental services under the 1997 Act, and to the status of contracts entered into by those who provide, or who are to provide, personal medical services under a pilot scheme.
Provisions which are brought into force on 28th November 1997 relate to the provision of personal medical services under a pilot scheme, the approval and making of such schemes and the funding of work preparatory to the provision of services under such a scheme.
Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)
The following provisions of the 1997 Act have been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order:


Provision
Date of Commencement
S.I. No.

s. 4 (partially)
22.8.97
1997/1780

s. 9(1) and (2)
15.8.97
1997/1780

s. 10
15.8.97
1997/1780

s. 13(1) and (3) to (8)
15.8.97
1997/1780

s. 18(1), (2) (partially) and (3)
15.8.97
1997/1780

s. 27
15.8.97
1997/1780

s. 28
15.8.97
1997/1780

s. 30
15.8.97
1997/1780

s. 31
1.9.97
1997/1780

s. 36
14.10.97
1997/2457

s. 41(10) (partially)
15.8.97
1997/1780

In Part I of Schedule 2, paragraphs 13, 14, 20, 27, 44, 45 and 51
15.8.97
1997/1780


(1)
1997 c. 46.
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