Clause 101

Part of Health and Social Care Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:45 am on 22nd January 2008.

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Photo of Jimmy Hood Jimmy Hood Labour, Lanark and Hamilton East 11:45 am, 22nd January 2008

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following amendments:

No. 225, in clause 102, page 50, line 27, at end insert

‘, and respond to the views of’.

No. 206, in clause 102, page 50, line 37, at end insert—

‘(3A) Before making rules the OHPA must publish a response to its consultation as set out in subsection (3).’.

No. 227, in clause 102, page 50, line 37, at end insert—

‘(3A) Before making rules, the OHPA shall respond to any representations made to them—

(a) if the rules affect the profession regulated by the Medical Act 1983, by the General Medical Council, and

(b) if the rules affect the professional regulated by the Opticians Act 1989, by the General Optical Council.’.

No. 226, in clause 102, page 50, line 39, at end insert—

‘(4A) Before approving rules, the Privy Council must note the representations received by the OHPA during the consultation as set out in subsection (3).’.

No. 228, in clause 102, page 50, line 42, at end insert—

‘( ) Before approving rules the Privy Council shall respond to any representations made to them—

(a) if the rules affect the profession regulated by the Medical Act 1983, by the General Medical Council, and

(b) if the rules affect the professional regulated by the Opticians Act 1989, by the General Optical Council.’.