1 Citation, commencement and application

(1)    These Regulations may be cited as the National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) Amendment (No 2) Regulations 2007 and shall come into force on 14th December 2007.

(2)    These Regulations apply in relation to England.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 14 December 2007: see para (1) above.

Extent

These Regulations apply in relation to England only: see para (2) above.

2 Amendment of regulation 1 of the National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) Regulations 1997

2Amendment of regulation 1 of the National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) Regulations 1997

In the definition of “NHS sight test fee” in regulation 1(2) of the National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) Regulations 1997—

(a)    for “£52.04” substitute “£53.34”; and

(b)    for “£18.85” substitute “£19.32”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 14 December 2007: see reg 1(1).

Extent

These Regulations apply in relation to England only: see reg 1(2).

Signature

Ann Keen

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department of Health

19th November 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

These Regulations amend the National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) Regulations 1997 so as to make reference to an increase in the NHS sight test fees of 2.5%.