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Clause 133 — Health special administration regulations

Vat – in the House of Commons at 8:48 pm on 6th September 2011.

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Amendments made: 155, page 135, line 33, at end insert—

‘( ) Health special administration regulations may in particular make provision about the publication and maintenance by Monitor of a list of relevant providers.’.

156, page 135, line 33 at end insert—

‘( ) Health special administration regulations may in particular—

(a) require Monitor to publish guidance for commissioners about the application of the criteria referred to in section132(1)(a);

(b) confer power on Monitor to revise guidance published by virtue of paragraph (a) and require it to publish guidance so revised;

(c) require Monitor, before publishing guidance by virtue of paragraph (a) or (b), to obtain the approval of the Secretary of State and the National Health Service Commissioning Board;

(d) require commissioners, when applying the criteria referred to in section132(1)(a), to have regard to such matters as Monitor may specify in guidance published by virtue of paragraph (a);

(e) require the National Health Service Commissioning Board to make arrangements for facilitating agreement between commissioners in their exercise of their function under section132(1)(a);

(f) confer power on the Board, where commissioners fail to reach agreement in pursuance of arrangements made by virtue of paragraph (e), to exercise their function under section132(1)(a);

(g) provide that, in consequence of the exercise of the power conferred by virtue of paragraph (f), the function under section132(1)(a), so far as applying to the commissioners concerned, is to be regarded as discharged;

(h) require a health special administrator to carry out in accordance with the regulations consultation on the action which the administrator recommends should be taken in relation to the provider concerned.’.

157, page 135, line 42, leave out paragraph (c).

158, page 136, line 5, at end insert—

‘() the power to make rules in relation to Scotland is exercisable by the Secretary of State;’.—(Mr Simon Burns)