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National Health Service Act 2006

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National Health Service Act 2006

The National Health Service Act 2006[1]
Long title An Act to consolidate certain enactments relating to the health service.
Chapter 2006 c 41
Territorial extent England and Wales,[2]except sections 261 to 266, which also extend to Scotland and Northern Ireland.[3]
Royal Assent 8 November 2006
Commencement 1 March 2007, subject to section 277Revised text of statute as amended

The National Health Service Act 2006 (c 41) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It sets out the structure of the National Health Service in England.

It was significantly altered by the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

Section 1 - Secretary of State's duty to promote health service

Sections 1(1) and (2) replace the corresponding provisions in section 1(1) of the National Health Service Act 1977. Section 1(3) replaces section 1(2) of that Act.[5]

See also

  • c 49)
  • c 19)
  • National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (c 46)
  • National Health Service (Private Finance) Act 1997 (c 56) section 1, on private finance
  • National Health Service Act 1966 (c 8) section 10, on GP remuneration
  • NHS Redress Act 2006


External links

  • National Archives.
  • National Archives.

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