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       45B            Local dental committees: Wales

              (1)             A Local Health Board may recognise a committee formed for its area,

or for its area and that of one or more other Local Health Boards,

which it is satisfied is representative of—

                    (a)                   the persons to whom subsection (2) applies; and

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                    (b)                   the persons to whom subsection (3) applies.

              (2)             This subsection applies to every dental practitioner who, under a

general dental services contract entered into by him, is providing

primary dental services in the area for which the committee is

formed.

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              (3)             This subsection applies to every other dental practitioner—

                    (a)                   who is performing primary dental services in that area—

                           (i)                          under section 16CA(2) above;

                           (ii)                         in accordance with section 28C arrangements; or

                           (iii)                        under a general dental services contract; and

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                    (b)                   who has notified the Local Health Board that he wishes to be

represented by the committee (and has not notified it that he

wishes to cease to be so represented).

              (4)             Any such committee may delegate any of its functions, with or

without restrictions or conditions, to sub-committees composed of

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members of that committee.

              (5)             Regulations may require a Local Health Board, in the exercise of its

functions relating to primary dental services, to consult any

committee recognised by it under subsection (1) on such occasions

and to such extent as may be prescribed.

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              (6)             A committee recognised under subsection (1) shall have such other

functions as may be prescribed.

              (7)             A committee recognised under subsection (1) shall in respect of each

year determine—

                    (a)                   the amount of its administrative expenses for that year

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attributable to persons of whom it is representative under

subsection (1)(a); and

                    (b)                   the amount of its administrative expenses for that year

attributable to persons of whom it is representative under

subsection (1)(b).

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              (8)             A Local Health Board may—

                    (a)                   on the request of a committee recognised by it, allot to that

committee such sums for defraying the expenses referred to

in subsection (7) as it may determine; and

                    (b)                   deduct the amount of such sums from the remuneration of

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persons of whom it is representative under subsection (1)(a)

under the general dental services contracts entered into by

them with the Board.

              (9)             A committee recognised under subsection (1) shall apportion the

amount determined by it under subsection (7)(b) among the persons

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of whom it is representative under subsection (1)(b); and each such

 

 

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person shall pay in accordance with the committee’s directions the

amount so apportioned to him.

              (10)            References in this section to the administrative expenses of a

committee include the travelling and subsistence allowances payable

to its members.”

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  22                In section 49N(1) after paragraph (a) insert—

                    “(aa)                      a list under section 28Q above,”.

  23      (1)      Section 72 is amended as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (5), at the end insert “and

                    (d)                      persons providing primary dental services under a general

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dental services contract or in accordance with section 28C

arrangements”.

          (3)      In subsection (6)(a), for “Part II” substitute “this Act”.

  24       In section 77, at the end insert—

              “(4)                This section does not apply in relation to the provision of any

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relevant dental service (within the meaning of section 79 below).”

  25       In section 78(3), for “paragraphs 2 and 5” substitute “paragraph 2”.

  26       In section 83(a), for “to 79” substitute “and 78”.

  27       In section 83A(1)(a), for the words from “section 77(1)” to “1997” substitute

“section 77(1), 78(1) or 79 above”.

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  28       In section 85(1)—

              (a)             insert “or” at the end of paragraph (bbb);

              (b)             omit paragraph (e).

  29      (1)      Section 98 is amended as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (1)—

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              (a)             insert “and” at the end of paragraph (dd);

              (b)             omit paragraph (e) and the preceding “and”.

          (3)      In subsection (4)—

              (a)             in paragraph (a), omit the words from “, other than” to the end;

              (b)             omit paragraph (b).

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  30       In section 99(1)—

              (a)             insert “and” at the end of paragraph (bb);

              (b)             omit paragraph (f) and the preceding “and”.

  31       In section 100(1)—

              (a)             insert “and” at the end of paragraph (b);

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              (b)             omit paragraph (e) and the preceding “and”.

  32       In section 103(1)(a)—

              (a)             omit “or in accordance with section 28C arrangements”;

              (b)             after “LPS arrangements” insert “or of personal medical services

provided by any person in accordance with section 28C

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arrangements or primary dental services provided by any person

under Part 1 of this Act”.

 

 

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  33                In section 126(4), after “above” insert “or by section 28E(3A) or 28N above”.

  34       In section 128(1), at the appropriate places in alphabetical order insert—

                                  ““general dental services contract” has the meaning given by section

28K above;”;

                                  ““primary dental services” means services which are primary dental

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services for the purposes of Part 1 of this Act (see section 16CA);”.      

  35       In Schedule 8A, in paragraph 1(5), for “personal dental services” substitute

“primary dental services”.

  36      (1)      Schedule 9A is amended as follows.

          (2)      In paragraph 6, for paragraph (b) substitute—

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                    “(b)                      health care professional of each description prescribed under

section 28Q above, provided that each such professional

appointed is included in a list under that section”.

          (3)      At the end of paragraph 6 insert—

                            “                                                                        For the purposes of paragraph (b) above, “health care professional” has the

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same meaning as in section 28Q above.”

          (4)      In paragraph 10—

              (a)             after “49N above” insert “or for the purposes of regulations under

section 28Q above containing provision corresponding to those

sections”;

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              (b)             in paragraph (a), after “49F(1)” insert “or if the practitioner is a health

care professional of a description prescribed under section 28Q

above, one member of the panel must be a health care professional of

the same description”.

          (5)      In paragraph 17(c), at the end insert “or under any provision of regulations

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under section 28Q corresponding to that provision”.

National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29)

  37      (1)      Section 17D of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 is amended

as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (1)(c)(ii), after “arrangements or” insert “primary dental

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services in accordance with”.

          (3)      In subsection (2), in the definition of “NHS employee”—

              (a)             in paragraph (c)(i), for “36(1)(a)” substitute “28Q”;

              (b)             in paragraph (c)(ii), after “arrangements or” insert “primary dental

services in accordance with”.

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Dentists Act 1984 (c. 24)

  38                         In section 40(2) of the Dentists Act 1984, after paragraph (a) insert—

                    “(aa)                      by a person providing primary dental services under section

28C of the National Health Service Act 1977 or under a

contract under section 28K of that Act; or”.

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Community Health Councils (Access to Information) Act 1988 (c. 24)

  39       In section 1(6) of the Community Health Councils (Access to Information)

Act 1988, in the paragraph 6B inserted into Schedule 12A to the Local

Government Act 1972 (c. 70)—

              (a)             after paragraph (a) insert—

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                           “(aa)                             any particular person who is or was formerly

included in, or is an applicant for inclusion in, a list

under section 28Q of that Act; or

                           (ab)                             any particular person who is or was formerly

providing services under a contract under section 28K

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of that Act; or”;

              (b)             in paragraph (b), for “such a person” substitute “a person mentioned

in paragraphs (a) to (ab) above”.

Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (c. 48)

  40       In section 240(4) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988—

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              (a)             in paragraph (a)(i), after “1977” insert “(in the case of general medical

services or pharmaceutical services)”;

              (b)             after paragraph (a) insert—

                           “(aa)                             primary dental services under Part 1 of the 1977 Act”;

              (c)             in paragraph (b)(i), after “1977 Act” insert “(in the case of personal

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medical services)”.

Health and Medicines Act 1988 (c. 49)

  41       The Health and Medicines Act 1988 has effect subject to the following

amendments.

  42       In section 12(1)—

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              (a)             omit “The Dental Estimates Board shall be renamed as “the Dental

Practice Board” and”;

              (b)             in paragraph (a), omit “for any reference to the Dental Estimates

Board there were substituted a reference to the Dental Practice Board

and”;

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              (c)             in paragraph (b)—

                    (i)                   omit “the Dental Estimates Board or”,

                    (ii)                  for “either or both of those Boards” substitute “that Board”,

and

                    (iii)                 omit “the Dental Practice Board and”.

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  43       In section 17(1)—

              (a)             omit “36”;

              (b)             for “39 or 42” substitute “38, 39, 41 or 42”.

Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56)

  44       In Schedule 4A to the Water Industry Act 1991, in paragraph 7—

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              (a)             in sub-paragraph (1), for the words from “or” to the end substitute

“in accordance with section 28C arrangements or of primary dental

services under Part 1 of the National Health Service Act 1977”;

 

 

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              (b)             in sub-paragraph (2), for the words from “personal dental services”

to the end substitute ““primary dental services” and “section 28C

arrangements” have the same meaning as in that Act.”

Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c. 52)

  45      (1)      Section 279 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act

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1992 is amended as follows.

          (2)      In paragraph (a), omit “35”.

          (3)      Renumber the existing provision as subsection (1).

          (4)      After that provision insert—

              “(2)                In this Act “worker” also includes an individual regarded in his

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capacity as one who works or normally works or seeks to work as a

person performing primary dental services—

                    (a)                   in accordance with arrangements made by a Primary Care

Trust, Strategic Health Authority or Local Health Board

under section 28C of the National Health Service Act 1977; or

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                    (b)                   under a contract under section 28K of that Act entered into by

him with a Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board,

                              and “employer” in relation to such an individual, regarded in that

capacity, means that Trust, Authority or Board”.

Health Service Commissioners Act 1993 (c. 46)

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  46       The Health Service Commissioners Act 1993 has effect subject to the

following amendments.

  47       In section 2—

              (a)             in subsection (1)(c), for the words from “exercising” to the end

substitute “not exercising functions only or mainly in Wales”;

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              (b)             in subsection (2)(b), for the words from “exercising” to the end

substitute “not exercising functions only or mainly in England”.

  48      (1)      Section 2A is amended as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (1)—

              (a)             in paragraph (a), omit “or general dental services”;

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              (b)             after paragraph (a) insert—

                           “(aa)                             individuals providing primary dental services under

a contract made with a Primary Care Trust under

section 28K of that Act;”;

              (c)             in paragraph (c), for “personal dental services” substitute “primary

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dental services”.

          (3)      In subsection (2)—

              (a)             in paragraph (a), omit “or general dental services”;

              (b)             after paragraph (a) insert—

                           “(aa)                             individuals providing primary dental services under

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a contract made with a Local Health Board under

section 28K of that Act;”;

              (c)             in paragraph (c), for “personal dental services” substitute “primary

dental services”.

 

 

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  49       In section 6(5)—

              (a)             omit “36”;

              (b)             for “39 or 42” substitute “38, 39, 41 or 42”.

  50       In section 18(1), after “partly” insert “or wholly”.

Employment Rights Act 1996 (c.18)

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  51      (1)      Section 43K of the Employment Rights Act 1996 is amended as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (1), after paragraph (b) insert—

                    “(ba)                      works or worked as a person performing primary dental

services under a contract entered into by him with a Primary

Care Trust or Local Health Board under section 28K of the

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National Health Service Act 1977,”.

          (3)      In subsection (2), after paragraph (a) insert—

                    “(aa)                      in relation to a worker falling within paragraph (ba) of that

subsection, the Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board

referred to in that paragraph.”

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Education Act 1996 (c. 56)

  52       In section 520(1) of the Education Act 1996, for “(1A)” substitute “16CB”.

National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (c.46)

  53       The National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 has effect subject to the

following amendments, which extend to England and Wales only.

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  54      (1)      Section 1 is amended as follows.

          (2)      In subsections (1)(b), (2) and (3)(a), for “personal dental services” substitute

“primary dental services”.

          (3)      Omit subsection (5)(b).

          (4)      In subsection (8), omit the definition of “personal dental services” and the

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preceding “and”.

  55      (1)      Section 2 is amended as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (2)—

              (a)             in paragraph (a), after “NHS trust” insert “or NHS foundation trust”;

              (b)             in paragraph (f), after “Primary Care Trust” insert “or Local Health

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Board”.

          (3)      In subsection (3), in the definition of “NHS employee”—

              (a)             after “health service” insert “or the health service in Northern

Ireland”;

              (b)             in paragraph (a), after “NHS trust” insert “or NHS foundation trust

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or (in Northern Ireland) a Health and Social Services Trust”;

              (c)             after that paragraph insert—

                           “(aa)                             a Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board;”.

  56      (1)      Section 3 is amended as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (1), for “personal” substitute “primary”.

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          (3)      In subsection (2), for paragraphs (a) to (f) substitute—

                    “(a)                      an NHS trust or NHS foundation trust;

                    (b)                      a Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board;

                    (c)                      a dental practitioner who meets the prescribed conditions;

                    (d)                      a health care professional who meets the prescribed

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conditions;

                    (e)                      an individual who is providing services—

                           (i)                          under a general dental services contract;

                           (ii)                         in accordance with that pilot scheme or another pilot

scheme;

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                    (f)                      an NHS employee or pilot scheme employee;

                    (g)                      a qualifying body.”

          (4)      In subsection (3)—

              (a)             omit the definition of “dental list”;

              (b)             in the definition of “NHS employee”, after “health service” insert “or

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the health service in Northern Ireland”;

              (c)             in that definition, for paragraphs (a) to (c) substitute—

                           “(a)                             an NHS trust or (in Northern Ireland) a Health and

Social Services Trust;

                           (b)                             an NHS foundation trust;,

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                           (c)                             a Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board;

                           (d)                             an individual who is providing services under a

general dental services contract;

                           (e)                             a dental practitioner whose name is included in a list

prepared in accordance with regulations under

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section 25(2)(a) of the 1978 Act; or

                           (f)                             a dental practitioner whose name is included in a list

kept under article 61 of the Health and Personal Social

Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (1972 No.

1256 (N.I.14))”;

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              (d)             in the definition of “pilot scheme employee”, for “personal”

substitute “primary”’;

              (e)             in the definition of “qualifying body” for “paragraph (a), (b), (c), (e)

or (f)” substitute “any of paragraphs (a) to (f).”

  57       In section 40(2), in the definition relating to “personal medical services” and

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“personal dental services”, for the words from “and” to “have” substitute

“has”.

Health Act 1999 (c. 8)

  58       In Schedule 3 to the Health Act 1999, in paragraph 11(2)(d), for “general”

substitute “primary”.

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Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

  59       In Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, in Part 3, after

paragraph 45 insert—

          “45ZA                  Any person providing primary dental services—

 

 

 
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