(1) Regulations may make provision requiring NICE to publish a document explaining the functions of NICE and how NICE intends to exercise them (referred to in this section as “the charter”).
(2) The regulations may, in particular, make provision about—
(a) the information to be provided in the charter,
(b) the timing of preparation of the charter,
(c) review and revision by NICE of the charter, and
(d) the manner in which the charter must or may be published.
Royal Assent (in so far as is necessary for enabling the exercise on or after 27 March 2012 of any power to make an order or regulations or to give directions that is conferred by the above section or an amendment made by it.): 27 March 2012: see s 306(1)(d).
To be appointed
To be appointed (for remaining purposes): see s 306(4).
This section does not extend to Scotland: see s 308(1).