Memorandum by the Department of Health
Health Act 1999 (Commencement No. 10) Order
2001 (S.I. 2001/270)
1. The Committee has requested a memorandum on the
following point in relation to the above order
Is article 2(b) and (c) intended
to apply to England and Wales, as the order provides, or is it
intended to apply only to England, as the Explanatory Note states?
2. The Department confirms that the wording of article
2(b) and (c) of the order is correct and regrets that the Explanatory
Note is incorrect in that the words "and Wales" should
have followed the phrase "in relation to England".
3. The Department will write to the Statutory Publications
Unit requesting that this omission be corrected in the Annual
9 March 2001