Departmental Regulation

Health written question – answered on 24th November 2010.

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Photo of John Redwood John Redwood Conservative, Wokingham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health

(1) what regulations sponsored by his Department have been revoked in the last six months;

(2) what new regulations sponsored by his Department have been introduced through (a) primary legislation and (b) statutory instrument in the last six months.

Photo of Simon Burns Simon Burns The Minister of State, Department of Health

In the last six months, the Department has revoked the following statutory instruments (Sis):

Tyne Port Health Authority Order 1990 (SI 1990/1119); and

The Rice Products from the United States of America (Restriction on First Placing on the Market) (England) Regulations 2008 (SI 2008/622).

We will also be continuing to scrutinise our stock of regulation and pipeline measures inherited from the previous administration with a view to finding OUTs, for the One-in, One-out regulatory management system.

In the last six months, no new primary legislation has been passed. The regulations and orders which have been introduced through statutory instrument are shown in the following table.

Title SI Number
The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Consequential Amendments) (Wales) Order 2010 2010/1593
The National Health Service Pension Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2010 2010/1634
The Rice Products from the United States of America (Restriction on First Placing on the Market) (England) (Revocation) Regulations 2010 2010/1585
The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Consequential Amendments No.3) Order 2010 2010/2224
The Medicines for Human Use (Prescribing by EEA Practitioners) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 2010/1673
The Mayday Healthcare National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 2010 2010/2230
The South Downs Health National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 2010 2010/2229
The Community Care, Services for Carers and Children's Services (Direct Payments) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 2010/2246
The Contaminants in Food (England) Regulations 2010 2010/2228
The Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (England) Regulations 2010 2010/2225
The Feed (Sampling and Analysis and Specified Undesirable Substances) (England) Regulations 2010 2010/2280
The Foodstuffs Suitable for People Intolerant to Gluten (England) Regulations 2010 2010/2281
The Food Irradiation (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 2010/2312
The National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) (Prescription of Drugs etc.) Amendment Regulations 2010 2010/2389
The Health Protection Agency (Amendment) Regulations 2010 2010/2540
The Animal Feed (England) Regulations 2010 2010/2503
The National Health Service (Functions of Strategic Health Authorities and Primary Care Trusts and Administration Arrangements) (England) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 2010 2010/2649
The Tyne Port Health Authority Order 2010/2676
The Medicines for Human Use (Prescribing by EEA Practitioners) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2010 2010/1673

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