The National Health Service Act 1977 and National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 Amendment Order 1998

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Published: 1998-09-25

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2385

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, SCOTLAND
The National Health Service Act 1977 and National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 Amendment Order 1998

Made
25th September 1998

Laid before Parliament
28th September 1998

Coming into force
29th September 1998

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of powers conferred on him by section 41(13) and (14) 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 commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the National Health Service Act 1997 and National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 Amendment Order 1998 and shall come into force on 29th September 1998.

Amendment of section 83A of the National Health Service Act 1977

2.  In section 83A of the National Health Service Act 1977 (remission and repayment of charges and payment of travelling expenses)(2), in subsection (1)(a), after “section 79 above” insert “or section 20 of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997”.

Amendment of section 75A of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978

3.  In section 75A of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (remission and repayment of charges and payment of travelling expenses)(3), in subsection (1)(a), after “section 71 above” insert “or section 20 of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997”.

Frank Dobson
Secretary of State for Health
25th September 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the National Health Service Act 1977 and the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 so as to provide for the scheme for remission and repayment of charges and payment of travelling expenses to extend to charges for personal dental services provided under pilot schemes established under the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997.


(1)
1997 c. 46.

(2)
Section 83A was inserted by the Social Security Act 1988 (c. 7), section 14(1), and amended by the Health and Medicines Act 1988 (c. 49), Schedule 2, paragraph 6, and by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), Schedule 9, paragraph 18(5).

(3)
Section 75A was inserted by the Social Security Act 1988 (c. 7), section 14(2), and amended by the Health and Medicines Act 1988 (c. 49), Schedule 2, paragraph 13, and by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), Schedule 9, paragraph 19(13).
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