Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to prohibit smoking in certain wholly enclosed places; to make provision in relation to general dental services, general ophthalmic services, personal dental services and pharmaceutical care services; to make provision in relation to disqualification by the NHS Tribunal; to enable the Scottish Ministers to establish a scheme for the making of payments to certain persons infected with hepatitis C as a result of NHS treatment; to amend the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 as respects what constitutes an independent health care service, the implementation of certain decisions by the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care or the Scottish Social Services Council and the provision of information to the Council; to make provision providing further time for applications to be made for registration of child care agencies and housing support services under the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 and provide authorisation for the payment of certain grants to such services while not registered under that Act; to amend the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 as respects authorisation of medical treatment; to enable the Scottish Ministers to form, participate in and provide assistance to companies for the purpose of providing facilities or services for persons exercising functions under the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 or of making money available to the health service in Scotland; and to amend the rules as to membership of and other matters relating to the Scottish Hospital Endowments Research Trust.

Current Status of the Bill

Royal Assent 5 August 2005

Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005

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