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37B      

A commissioning consortium established under section

 

14D of the National Health Service Act 2006.”, and

 

(c)    

omit paragraph 39.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  304

 

Schedule  5,  page  266,  line   13,  at end insert—

 

    

‘a commissioning consortium”,’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  305

 

Schedule  5,  page  266,  line  15,   at end insert—

 

National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 (c. 17)

 

            

The National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 is

 

amended as follows.

 

            

Omit Schedule 1 (English health authorities: change of name to Strategic

 

Health Authorities).

 

            

Omit Schedule 2 (consequential amendments concerning the reallocation of

 

functions to Primary Care Trusts).’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  306

 

Schedule  5,  page  266,  line  15,   at end insert—

 

Adoption and Children Act 2002 (c. 38)

 

            

The Adoption and Children Act 2002 is amended as follows.

 

            

In section 4 (assessments etc for adoption support services), in subsection

 

(9)—

 

(a)    

before paragraph (a) insert—

 

“(za)    

there may be a need for the provision to that person of

 

services that may be provided pursuant to

 

arrangements made by a commissioning consortium

 

under the National Health Service Act 2006,”,

 

(b)    

in paragraph (a) omit “a Primary Care Trust”, and

 

(c)    

in the text following paragraph (b)—

 

(i)    

after “notify that” insert “commissioning consortium,”, and

 

(ii)    

omit “Primary Care Trust,”.

 

            

In section 8 (bodies which cannot be adoption support agencies), in subsection

 

(2)—

 

(a)    

before paragraph (d) insert—

 

“(ca)    

the National Health Service Commissioning Board,”,

 

and

 

(b)    

in paragraph (d)—

 

(i)    

omit “, Primary Care Trust”, and

 

(ii)    

before “(in Wales,” insert “, commissioning consortium”.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  307

 

Schedule  5,  page  266,  line  15,   at end insert—


 
 

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Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (c. 41)

 

            

In section 133(4) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002

 

(power of medical inspector to disclose information to health service bodies),

 

in paragraph (a)—

 

(a)    

omit sub-paragraph (i),

 

(b)    

before sub-paragraph (ii) insert—

 

“(ia)    

the National Health Service Commissioning

 

Board,

 

(ib)    

a commissioning consortium established

 

under section 14D of the National Health

 

Service Act 2006,

 

(ic)    

a local authority in relation to the exercise of

 

functions under section 2B or 111 of, or any

 

of paragraphs 1 to 7B or 13 of Schedule 1 to,

 

the National Health Service Act 2006,”, and

 

(c)    

omit sub-paragraph (iii).’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  308

 

Schedule  5,  page  266,  leave out lines 16 to 20.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  309

 

Schedule  5,  page  266,  line  35,  leave out ‘the Assembly’ and insert ‘the Welsh

 

Ministers’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  310

 

Schedule  5,  page  267,  line   3,  at end insert—

 

Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42)

 

            

In section 42 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (care workers: interpretation) in

 

subsection (5), in the definition of “National Health Service body”—

 

(a)    

after paragraph (b) insert—

 

“(ba)    

the Secretary of State in relation to the exercise of

 

functions under section 2A or 2B of, or paragraph 7C,

 

8 or 12 of Schedule 1 to, the National Health Service

 

Act 2006,

 

(bb)    

a local authority in relation to the exercise of

 

functions under section 2B or 111 of, or any of

 

paragraphs 1 to 7B, or 13 of Schedule 1 to, the

 

National Health Service Act 2006,”, and

 

(b)    

omit paragraph (c).’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  311

 

Schedule  5,  page  267,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

‘          

The Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 is

 

amended as follows.’.


 
 

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Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  312

 

Schedule  5,  page  267,  line   7,  at end insert—

 

‘          

In section 71 (reporting to Secretary of State and regulator)—

 

(a)    

in subsection (2), after “special measures” insert “or request another

 

person to take special measures”, and

 

(b)    

omit subsections (3) and (4).

 

            

In section 148 (interpretation of Part 2), in the definition of “English NHS

 

body”—

 

(a)    

omit paragraph (a),

 

(b)    

omit paragraph (b), and

 

(c)    

before paragraph (d) insert—

 

“(ca)    

the National Health Service Commissioning Board;

 

(cb)    

a commissioning consortium;”.

 

            

In section 160 (provision of information)—

 

(a)    

in subsection (1), after paragraph (g) insert—

 

“(h)    

if the injured person received NHS treatment

 

pursuant to arrangements made by a commissioning

 

consortium under section 3 or 3A of the National

 

Health Service Act 2006, the commissioning

 

consortium.”, and

 

(b)    

in subsection (4), in the definition of “responsible body” omit

 

paragraph (a)(ii) and the word “or” preceding it.’.

 

            

In section 165 (power to apply provisions about recovery of charges to non-

 

NHS hospitals), in subsection (3)(b)—

 

(a)    

omit sub-paragraph (i), and

 

(b)    

before sub-paragraph (ii) insert—

 

“(ia)    

the National Health Service Commissioning

 

Board,

 

(ib)    

a commissioning consortium,”.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  313

 

Schedule  5,  page  267,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

after subsection (6)(b) insert—

 

“(ba)    

the National Health Service Commissioning

 

Board,”,’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  314

 

Schedule  5,  page  268,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘          

In section 12A (establishment of children’s trust boards), after subsection (7)

 

at the end insert “otherwise than by virtue of section 10(4)(da) or (db)”.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  315

 

Schedule  5,  page  270,  line   18,  at end insert—


 
 

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Emergency Workers (Obstruction) Act 2006 (c. 39)

 

            

In section 1 of the Emergency Workers (Obstruction) Act 2006 (obstructing

 

emergency workers)—

 

(a)    

in subsection (5), in paragraph (a)—

 

(i)    

after “Wales,” insert “the Secretary of State in the exercise of

 

public health functions, a local authority in the exercise of

 

public health functions, the National Health Service

 

Commissioning Board, a commissioning consortium,”, and

 

(ii)    

omit “, Primary Care Trust”, and

 

(b)    

after that subsection insert—

 

“(6)    

In subsection (5)(a) above “public health functions”—

 

(a)    

in relation to the Secretary of State, has the same

 

meaning as in section 1(2B)(a) of the National Health

 

Service Act 2006;

 

(b)    

in relation to a local authority, has the same meaning

 

as in section 1(2B)(b) of that Act.”’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  316

 

Schedule  5,  page  270,  line   18,  at end insert—

 

National Health Service (Consequential Provisions) Act 2006 (c. 43)

 

            

In Schedule 1 to the National Health Service (Consequential Provisions) Act

 

2006—

 

(a)    

omit paragraphs 2(  b), 30 (and the cross-heading preceding it), 47(b),

 

54(b), 90(e), 112(a), 125(c), 141(a), 170(b), 179(b)(iv), 180(c),

 

211(d), 228(a), 233(c), 234(c), 271(c) and 294 (which make

 

amendments relating to Primary Care Trusts), and

 

(b)    

omit paragraphs 90(g), 125(e), 131(c)(i), 179(b)(i), 180(a)(i), 211(a),

 

228(c), 233(a), 234(a) and 271(e) (which make amendments relating

 

to Strategic Health Authorities).’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  317

 

Schedule  5,  page  270,  line   18,  at end insert—

 

NHS Redress Act 2006 (c. 44)

 

            

The NHS Redress Act 2006 is amended as follows.

 

            

In section 1, in subsection (3)—

 

(a)    

after paragraph (a) insert—

 

“(aa)    

the National Health Service Commissioning Board,

 

(ab)    

a commissioning consortium,”,

 

(b)    

omit paragraph (b),

 

(c)    

omit paragraph (c), and

 

(d)    

in paragraph (d) for “(b) or (c)” substitute “(aa) or (ab)”.

 

            

In section 18 (interpretation), in subsection (1) omit the definition of

 

“designated Strategic Health Authority”.’.


 
 

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Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  318

 

Schedule  5,  page  270,  line   21,  leave out paragraph 53 and insert—

 

‘          

In section 6 (regulated activity providers)—

 

(a)    

omit subsection (8D), and

 

(b)    

before subsection (9) insert—

 

“(8E)    

The National Health Service Commissioning Board or a

 

commissioning consortium does not make arrangements for

 

another to engage in a regulated activity by virtue of anything

 

the Board or the consortium does under section 12A or 12D,

 

or regulations under 12B, of the National Health Service Act

 

2006 (direct payments for health services).”.’

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  319

 

Schedule  5,  page  270,  line   31,  at end insert—

 

‘          

In section 22 (controlled activity relating to vulnerable adults), in subsection

 

(6) in the definition of “hospital services” omit paragraph (d).’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  320

 

Schedule  5,  page  271,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

‘Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 (c. 28)

 

            

The Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 is

 

amended as follows.

 

    (1)  

Section 222 (arrangements relating to local care services) is amended as

 

follows.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (3)—

 

(a)    

after paragraph (c) insert “or

 

(ca)    

a commissioning consortium.”,

 

(b)    

omit paragraph (d), and

 

(c)    

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

 

      (3)  

After that subsection insert—

 

“(3A)    

The arrangements must not be made with the National Health Service

 

Commissioning Board.”

 

            

In section 224 (duties of services-providers to respond to local involvement

 

networks), in subsection (2), omit paragraph (c).

 

            

In section 225 (duties of services-providers to allow entry by local

 

involvement networks), in subsection (7), omit paragraph (c).

 

            

In section 227 (annual reports), in subsection (4)(b)—

 

(a)    

omit “each Primary Care Trust,”,

 

(b)    

omit “and”,

 

(c)    

omit “each Strategic Health Authority,”, and

 

(d)    

omit the words from “any” to the end.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  321

 

Schedule  5,  page  271,  line   4,  at end insert—


 
 

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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 (c. 4)

 

            

In section 119 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 (offence of

 

causing nuisance or disturbance on NHS premises), in subsection (4) in the

 

definition of “relevant English NHS body”, omit paragraph (b).’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  322

 

Schedule  5,  page  271,  line  9,  after ‘(za)’ insert ‘in any case where regulations so

 

provide,’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  323

 

Schedule  5,  page  271,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

at the beginning insert “in any case where regulations so

 

provide,”,’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  324

 

Schedule  5,  page  271,  line  18,  after ‘(za)’ insert ‘in any case where regulations so

 

provide,’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  325

 

Schedule  5,  page  271,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

at the beginning insert “in any case where regulations so

 

provide,”,’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  326

 

Schedule  5,  page  271,  line  29,  after ‘investigations),’ insert ‘—

 

( )    

in subsection (2) after paragraph (b) (and before the “or” immediately

 

following it) insert—

 

“(ba)    

the exercise of the functions of the National Health

 

Service Commissioning Board or a commissioning

 

consortium in arranging for the provision of NHS

 

care under the National Health Service Act 2006,”.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  327

 

Schedule  5,  page  272,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

‘          

In section 81 (publication of programme of reviews etc), in subsection (2) after

 

paragraph (a) and before the “and” immediately following it insert—

 

“(aa)    

the National Health Service Commissioning Board,”.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  328

 

Schedule  5,  page  272,  line  38,  after ‘consortium’ insert ‘under the National Health

 

Service Act 2006 (including arrangements so made by virtue of section 7A or 12 of that

 

Act)’.


 
 

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Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  329

 

Schedule  5,  page  273,  line  1,  at end insert—

 

‘          

The Education and Skills Act 2008 is amended as follows.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  330

 

Schedule  5,  page  273,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

‘          

In section 77 (supply of information by public bodies), in subsection (2)—

 

(a)    

omit paragraph (c),

 

(b)    

omit paragraph (d), and

 

(c)    

before paragraph (e) insert—

 

“(da)    

a commissioning consortium,”.’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  331

 

Schedule  5,  page  273,  line  18,  leave out paragraph 73 and insert—

 

‘          

The Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 is

 

amended as follows.

 

            

In section 2 (duty to promote understanding of functions of certain public

 

bodies))—

 

(a)    

in subsection (2), in paragraph (c) after “under” insert “section 2A or

 

2B of, or paragraph 7C, 8 or 12 of Schedule 1 to, the National Health

 

Service Act 2006 or”,

 

(b)    

in that subsection, after paragraph (e) insert—

 

“(ea)    

the National Health Service Commissioning Board,

 

so far as exercising functions in respect of the

 

principal local authority’s area;”,

 

(c)    

in subsection (3), after paragraph (k) insert—

 

“(ka)    

a commissioning consortium;”, and

 

(d)    

in that subsection—

 

(i)    

omit paragraph (l), and

 

(ii)    

omit paragraph (m).

 

            

In section 123 (partner authorities), in subsection (2)—

 

(a)    

after paragraph (h) insert—

 

“(ha)    

a commissioning consortium;”, and

 

(b)    

omit paragraph (i).’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  332

 

Schedule  5,  page  273,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘     ()  

In each of the following provisions for “NHS services” substitute “health

 

services”—

 

(a)    

the title to Part 1,

 

(b)    

section 2(3), (4)(a) and (b), (5)(a) and (b) and (7), and

 

(c)    

the definitions of “carers”, “patients” and “staff” in section 3(7).’.

 

Mr Simon Burns

 

Agreed to  333

 

Schedule  5,  page  273,  line  25,  leave out ‘In section 2 (duty to have regard to NHS


 
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