The Health Services (Primary Care) (1997 Order) (Commencement No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Published: 1999-02-19

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1999 No. 71 (C. 8)

HEALTH AND PERSONAL SOCIAL SERVICES
The Health Services (Primary Care) (1997 Order) (Commencement No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

Made
19th February 1999

The Department of Health and Social Services, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 1(2) of the Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997(1) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Health Services (Primary Care) (1997 Order) (Commencement No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999.

Amendment of the Health Services (Primary Care) (1997 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998

2.  Article 3 of the Health Services (Primary Care) (1997 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998(2) shall be amended by the insertion, after paragraph (2), of the following paragraph—

“(3) Where section 53(3)(a)(iii) of the Dentists Act 1984(3), as amended by the provisions of Schedule 2 to the 1997 Order, and brought into operation by Schedule 2 to this Order, refers to services under Article 15B of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972(4), such a reference is to be taken as referring only to a pilot scheme under Part II of the 1997 Order under which personal dental services are to be provided, and the purpose of bringing that provision of the 1997 Order into operation is limited accordingly.”.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services on

L.S.
Joan Dixon
Assistant Secretary
19th February 1999.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
This Order amends the Health Services (Primary Care) (1997 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998 (“the Commencement No. 2 Order”) in relation to the bringing into operation, on 1st April 1999, of the amendment to section 53(3)(a)(iii) of the Dentists Act 1984 (“the 1984 Act”) contained in Schedule 2 to the Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (“the 1997 Order”).
The effect of the amendment to the Commencement No. 2 Order is to clarify that references to “national health services” in the 1984 Act include personal dental services provided under pilot schemes under the 1997 Order, and that the commencement of the amendment to section 53 is limited to its application to such pilot schemes (Article 2).
Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order.)
The following provisions of the 1997 Order have been brought into operation by the Health Services (Primary Care) (1997 Order) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997 (S.R. 1997 No. 524 (C. 31)):


Provision
Date of Commencement

Article 1
12th January 1998

Article 2


Article 3


Article 4


Article 5


Article 6


Article 7


Article 8


Article 11


Article 14(1) and (3) to (8)


Article 17


Article 18


Article 27


Article 28


Article 29


Article 30


Article 31


Article 32(3) and (4)


The following provisions of the 1997 Order have been brought into operation by the Health Services (Primary Care) (1997 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998 (S.R. 1998 No. 301 (C. 13)):


Provision
Date of Commencement

Article 9
1st April 1999

Article 10


Article 12


Article 13


Article 14(2) and (9)


Article 16


Article 19


Article 20


Article 23


Article 24


Article 32(2) and Schedule 3


Schedule 1


Article 32(1) of, and Schedule 2 to, the 1997 Order, in so far as those provisions relate to the amendment to Articles 63(1) and 64(2) of the 1972 Order
1st September 1998

Article 32(1) of, and Schedule 2 to, the 1997 Order, in so far as those provisions relate to the amendment to Article 8 of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1991
1st November 1998

Article 32(1) of, and those provisions of Schedule 2 to, the 1997 Order not already in operation, or otherwise brought into operation by this Order, with the exception of—

(a)
the insertion in Article 2(2) of the 1972 Order of the definitions of “health services body”, “medical lists”, “personal dental services”, “personal medical services” and “statutory provision”; and

(b)
the amendments to Articles 10 and 17(1) of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1991.

1st April 1999



(1)
S.I. 1997/1177 (N.I. 7)

(2)
S.R. 1998 No. 301 (C. 13)

(3)
1984 c. 24; section 53(3)(a) was amended by paragraph 62 of Schedule 2 to the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (c. 46), and further amended by Article 32(1) of, and Schedule 2 to, the Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

(4)
Article 15B was inserted by Article 21 of S.I. 1997/1177 (N.I. 7)
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