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Health (Wales) Bill


Health (Wales) Bill



Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Wales Office, are published separately

as Bill 1–EN.


Secretary Peter Hain has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the

Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Health (Wales) Bill are compatible with the

Convention rights.

Bill 153/2


Health (Wales) Bill




Community Health Councils

      1        Community Health Councils in Wales

Wales Centre for Health

      2        Wales Centre for Health

      3        Functions of the Centre

Health Professions Wales

      4        Health Professions Wales

      5        Further provision about HPW

Supplementary and general provisions

      6        Powers of National Assembly for Wales under amended Acts

      7        Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

      8        Orders and regulations

      9        Financial provision

      10        Short title, commencement and extent

                  Schedule 1                                         Schedule 7A to be inserted in the National Health Service Act


                  Schedule 2                                         Wales Centre for Health: Further Provision

                  Schedule 3                                         Minor and Consequential Amendments

                  Schedule 4                                         Repeals

Bill 153/2

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