National Health Service Act 2006

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The National Health Service Act 2006[1]
Long title An Act to consolidate certain enactments relating to the health service.
Citation 2006 c 41
Territorial extent England and Wales,[2] except sections 261 to 266, which also extend to Scotland and Northern Ireland.[3]
Dates
Royal assent 8 November 2006
Commencement 1 March 2007, subject to section 277[4]
History of passage through Parliament
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

National Health Service Act 2006 (c 41) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It sets out the structure of the National Health Service in England.

It was altered and completely renumbered by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c 7).

Contents[edit]

Sections 1(1) and (2) replace the corresponding provisions in section 1(1) of the National Health Service Act 1977. Section 1(3) replaces section 1(2) of that Act.[5]

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Legislation

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 278(1) of this Act.
  2. ^ The National Health Service Act 2006, section 278(2)
  3. ^ The National Health Service Act 2006, section 278(3)
  4. ^ The National Health Service Act 2006, section 277(1)
  5. ^ Table of Origins, p.1

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