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Health Insurance Fund (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Law 2011

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Health Insurance Fund (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Law 2011

A LAW to enable withdrawal of money from the Health Insurance Fund.[1]

Commencement [see endnotes]

1        Withdrawal of money from Health Insurance Fund for 2011

(1)     Notwithstanding Article 21(1) of the Health Insurance (Jersey) Law 1967, there shall be withdrawn from the Health Insurance Fund and credited to the consolidated fund the sum of £6,131,100, for the purpose of funding primary care services in 2011.

(2)     Money credited to the consolidated fund pursuant to paragraph (1) is, for the purposes of the Public Finances (Jersey) Law 2005, to be treated as income of, and paid into the consolidated fund by, the Health and Social Services Department.

2        Authority to withdraw money from Health Insurance Fund for 2012

(1)     Notwithstanding Article 21(1) of the Health Insurance (Jersey) Law 1967, there shall be withdrawn from the Health Insurance Fund and credited to the consolidated fund, for the purpose of funding primary care services in 2012, such sum (if any) as is specified in a proposition lodged by the Minister for Social Security and adopted by the States.

(2)     Money credited to the consolidated fund pursuant to paragraph (1) is, for the purposes of the Public Finances (Jersey) Law 2005, to be treated as income of, and paid into the consolidated fund by, the Health and Social Services Department.

2A     Withdrawal of money from Health Insurance Fund for 2013, 2014 and 2015[2]

(1)     Notwithstanding Article 21(1) of the Health Insurance (Jersey) Law 1967, there shall be withdrawn from the Health Insurance Fund and credited to the consolidated fund –

(a)     £2,000,000, for the purpose of funding primary care services in 2013;

(b)     £6,000,000, for the purpose of funding primary care services in 2014;

(c)     £6,000,000, for the purpose of funding primary care services in 2015.

(2)     Money credited to the consolidated fund pursuant to paragraph (1) is, for the purposes of the Public Finances (Jersey) Law 2005, to be treated as income of, and paid into the consolidated fund by, the Health and Social Services Department in the year for the purposes of which the withdrawal and credit is made.

2B     Withdrawal of money from Health Insurance Fund in response to Covid-19[3]

(1)     £5,322,000 is withdrawn from the Health Insurance Fund and credited to the Consolidated Fund for the purpose of replacing amounts paid to fund primary care services in response to the outbreak of Covid-19 (as defined in Article 1 of the Covid-19 (Enabling Provisions) (Jersey) Law 2020).

(2)     For the purposes of the Public Finances (Jersey) Law 2019, the amount credited to the Consolidated Fund is to be treated as if it were excess income referred to in Article 21(1)(b) of that Law.

(3)     To the extent that this Article is inconsistent with Article 21(1) of the Health Insurance (Jersey) Law 1967 or any provision of the Public Finances (Jersey) Law 2019, this Article prevails.

2C      Withdrawal of money from Health Insurance Fund for 2021[4]

(1)     £11,300,000 may be withdrawn, in one or more instalments, from the Health Insurance Fund in 2021 and credited to the Consolidated Fund for the purposes of funding –

(a)     the redesign of health and community services so that they meet the current and future needs of Jersey residents; and

(b)     the modernisation and digitisation of health and care services.

(2)     To the extent that this Article is inconsistent with Article 21(1) of the Health Insurance (Jersey) Law 1967, this Article prevails.

2D     Withdrawal of money from Health Insurance Fund for 2022[5]

(1)     The following sums may be withdrawn, in one or more instalments, from the Health Insurance Fund in 2022 and credited to the Consolidated Fund –

(a)     up to £9,100,000 for the purpose of funding the redesign of health and community services so that they meet the current and future needs of Jersey residents;

(b)     up to £3,900,000 for the purpose of funding the modernisation and digitisation of health and care services.

(2)     In addition, if the total sum withdrawn under Article 2C(1) is less than £11,300,000, the difference between the sum withdrawn and £11,300,000 may be withdrawn, in one or more instalments, from the Health Insurance Fund in 2022 and credited to the Consolidated Fund for the purposes set out in Article 2C.

(3)     Paragraph (2) is subject to Articles 19 and 20 of the Public Finances (Jersey) Law 2019.

(4)     To the extent that this Article is inconsistent with Article 21(1) of the Health Insurance (Jersey) Law 1967, this Article prevails.

3        Authority for Minister to withdraw expenses from Health Insurance Fund

Notwithstanding Article 21(1) of the Health Insurance (Jersey) Law 1967, the Minister for Social Security may pay out of the Health Insurance Fund expenses incurred in developing an infrastructure (to include a system for data-gathering) and establishing arrangements for –

(a)     primary care governance; and

(b)     the assessment and monitoring of primary care standards.

4        Citation

This Law may be cited as the Health Insurance Fund (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Law 2011.

 

 


Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Legislation

Year and No

Commencement

◦Projet No
(where applicable)

Health Insurance Fund (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Jersey) Law 2011

L.19/2011

21 October 2011

 

Health Insurance Fund (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 2013

L.2/2013

1 March 2013

 

Covid-19 (Health Insurance Fund) (Jersey) Regulations 2020

R&O.46/2020

23 April 2020

P.45/2020

Health Insurance Fund (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Law 2021

L.2/2021

19 March 2021

P.156/2020

Health Insurance Fund (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Law 2022

L.4/2022

25 March 2022

P.102/2021

◦Projets available at www.statesassembly.gov.je

Table of Endnote References



[1] Long title                     amended by L.2/2013, substituted by R&O.46/2020

[2] Article 2A                    inserted by L.2/2013

[3] Article 2B                    inserted by R&O.46/2020

[4] Article 2C                    inserted by L.2/2021

[5] Article 2D                    inserted by L.4/2022


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