1 Title, commencement and application

(1)    The title of these Regulations is the National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2009 which come into force on 11 March 2009.

(2)    These Regulations apply in relation to Wales.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 11 March 2009: see para (1) 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 “£53.34” substitute “£54.67”; and

(b)    for “£19.32” substitute “£19.80”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 11 March 2009: see reg 1(1).

Signature

Edwina Hart

Minister for Health and Social Services, one of the Welsh Ministers

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%.