The Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Published: 1999-01-12

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1999 No. 11

HEALTH AND PERSONAL SOCIAL SERVICES
The Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

Made
12th January 1999

Coming into operation
23rd February 1999

The Department of Health and Social Services, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 32(3) and (4) 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 and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999 and shall come into operation on 23rd February 1999.

Amendments of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972

2.  Article 98(1) of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972(2) shall be amended as follows–

(a)after “the 1991 Order” there shall be inserted “or the Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997”; and

(b)after “this Order”, in the second place where those words occur, there shall be inserted “or the Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997”.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services on 12th January 1999.

L.S.
Joan Dixon
Assistant Secretary

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
This Order amends Article 98 of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (“the 1972 Order”) so as to provide that dental services under the Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (“the 1997 Order”) shall be free of charge except where any provision contained in or made under the 1972 Order or the 1997 Order expressly provides for the making and recovery of charges.


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

(2)
S.I. 1972/1265 (N.I. 14); relevant amendments are contained in Article 34 of, and Part II of Schedule 5 to, S.I. 1991/194 (N.I. 1)
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