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Royal Assent

Volume 447: debated on Tuesday 20 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will list those (a) Acts and (b) parts of Acts which received Royal Assent between 1976 and 2006 and for which her Department has policy responsibility which remain in force. (69142)

Acts for which the Department retains full or part policy responsibility have been passed since 1976 and were in force as of 31 December 2005 are as follows:

NHS Act 1977;

Public Health Laboratory Service 1979;

Health Services Act 1980;

Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1982;

Mental Health Act 1983;

Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983;

Medical Act 1983;

Anatomy Act 1984;

Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984;

Dentists Act 1984;

Health and Social Security Act 1984;

Hospital Complaints Procedure Act 1985;

Surrogacy Arrangements Act 1985;

Corneal Tissue Act 1986;

Protection of Children (Tobacco) Act 1986;

National Health Service (Amendment) Act 1986;

AIDS (Control) Act 1987;

Parliamentary and Health Services Commissioners Act 1987;

Community Health Council (Access to Information) Act 1988;

Access to Medical Reports Act 1988;

Health and Medicines Act 1988;

Hearing Aid Council (Amendment) Act 1989;

Human Organs Transplants Act 1989;

Opticians Act 1989;

Food Safety Act 1990;

Greenwich Hospital Act 1990;

National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990;

Access to Health Records Act 1990;

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990;

Children and Young Persons (Protection from Tobacco) Act 1991;

Medical Qualifications (Amendment) Act 1991;

Medicinal Products: Prescription by Nurses etc Act 1992;

Community Care (Residential Accommodation) Act 1992;

Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Disclosure of Information) Act 1992;

Health Service Commissioners Act 1993;

Osteopaths Act 1993;

Chiropractors Act 1994;

Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1994;

Carers (Recognition and Services) Act 1995;

Health Authorities Act 1995;

National Health Service (Amendment) Act 1995;

Medical (Professional Performance) Act 1995;

Mental Health (Patients in the Community) 1995;

Health Service Commissioners (Amendment) Act 1996;

National Health Services (Residual Liabilities) Act 1996;

National Health Service (Primary Care ) Act 1997;

National Health Service (Private Finance) Act 1997;

Community Care (Residential Accommodation) Act 1998;

Food Standards Act 1999;

Health Act 1999;

The Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Act 1999;

Care Standards Act 2000;

Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000;

Health Service Commissioners (Amendment) Act 2000;

Health and Social Care Act 2001;

Human Reproductive Cloning Act 2001;

National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002;

Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002;

Community Care (Delayed Discharges) Act 2003;

Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Deceased Fathers) Act 2003;

Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003;

Carers (Equal Opportunities) Act 2004;

Health Protection Agency Act 2004; and

Human Tissue Act 2004;