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New Clause—(Power To Remit Charges For Dentures Supplied By Teaching Hospitals)

Volume 499: debated on Thursday 24 April 1952

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(1) If the Minister of Health or the Secretary of State, as the case may be, is satisfied, after consultation with the university associated with any hospital providing facilities for clinical dental teaching, that it is expedient in the interests of dental training or education that the charges imposed by section one of the National Health Service Act, 1951, should be remitted in the case of dental services provided at that hospital, either generally or subject to limitations or conditions, he may by order make provision for that purpose.

(2) Any order made under this section may be revoked or varied by a subsequent order made by the said Minister or the Secretary of State, as the case may be, after such consultation as is mentioned in subsection (1) of this section.

(3) Any power to make an order under this section shall be exercisable by statutory instrument.—[ Mr. J. Stuart.]

Brought up, and added to the Bill.

Whereupon The CHAIRMAN left the Chair to report the Bill, as amended, to the House, pursuant to Order.

Bill reported, with Amendments; as amended, to be considered Tomorrow, and to be printed. [Bill 90.]

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That this House do now adjourn."—[ Mr. Butcher.]