1 Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Patient Information Advisory Group (Establishment) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 and shall come into force on 31st August 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 31 August 2007: see above.

2 Amendment of regulation 3 of the Patient Information Advisory Group (Establishment) Regulations 2001

2Amendment of regulation 3 of the Patient Information Advisory Group (Establishment) Regulations 2001

In regulation 3(2) of the Patient Information Advisory Group (Establishment) Regulations 2001 (maximum period of membership of the Advisory Group) for “six years” there is substituted “nine years”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 31 August 2007: see reg 1.

Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Mr Bradshaw

Minister of State

Department of Health

13th July 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations, made under sections 252(4) and 272(7) and (8) of the National Health Service Act 2006 extend the maximum period for which a person may be a member of the Patient Information Advisory Group from six to nine years. They apply only to England and Wales.

A full regulatory impact assessment has not been prepared for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.