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(1) NICE may do any of the following—
(a) acquire, produce, manufacture and supply goods,
(b) acquire land by agreement and manage and deal with land,
(c) supply accommodation to any person,
(d) supply services to any person and provide new services,
(e) provide instruction for any person, and
(f) develop and exploit ideas and exploit intellectual property.
(2) But NICE may exercise a power under subsection (1) only—
(a) if doing so is connected with the provision of health care or social care, and
(b) to the extent that its exercise does not to any significant extent interfere with the performance by NICE of any function it has under or by virtue of any other provision of this Part.
(3) NICE may—
(a) charge for anything it does in the exercise of a power under subsection (1), and
(b) calculate any such charge on the basis that it considers to be the appropriate commercial basis.
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 (for remaining purposes): see s 306(4).
This section does not extend to Scotland: see s 308(1).