Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 8:45 pm on 13th October 2003.

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Photo of Lord Warner Lord Warner Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) 8:45 pm, 13th October 2003

By including the word "must", the aim of the amendment appears to be to require the regulator to take into account the matters listed in the subsection. But that is already the effect of the words on the face of the Bill. There is no legal difference in the terms proposed.