Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:15 pm on 16th October 2003.

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Photo of Lord Warner Lord Warner Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) 12:15 pm, 16th October 2003

This is a technical amendment to ensure that the policy intention for the insolvency regime can be properly applied in practice. Other sections of the Insolvency Act 1986—not in Part I—will require modification to allow the insolvency regime for NHS foundation trusts to be fully effective. All that the amendment does is to give powers to make such necessary modifications to the Insolvency Act at a later stage. I beg to move.