Health Act 2007


Applications by registered providers.

52.— (1) A registered provider carrying on the business of a designated centre may apply to the chief inspector for the variation or removal of any condition of the registration of the designated centre.

(2) The chief inspector may grant an application under subsection (1) if satisfied that the variation or removal of the condition is—

(a) appropriate in the circumstances, and

(b) will not adversely affect the persons who are resident in the designated centre,

and if not so satisfied shall refuse the application.

(3) An application under subsection (1) shall be made in the prescribed manner, state the prescribed particulars and be accompanied by the prescribed application fee.

(4) For the purposes of subsection (3)—

(a) different amounts may be prescribed for different circumstances or different categories of designated centres, and

(b) the regulations may provide for the chief inspector to determine which of the different amounts is payable in a particular case.