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Statutory Instrument 1993 No. 814

The Westcountry Ambulance Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1993

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1993 No. 814

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Westcountry Ambulance Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1993

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Made19th March 1993
Coming into force1st April 1993

    The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of powers conferred on her by section 5(1) of and paragraphs 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6(2)(d) of Schedule 2 to the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990[1] and of all other powers enabling her in that behalf, having directed the relevant Regional Health Authority, as defined in section 5(4) of that Act, to consult the persons or bodies referred to in section 5(2) of that Act and having received and considered the results of that consultation, hereby makes the following Order:
    Citation, commencement and interpretation
        1.—(1)  This Order may be cited as the Westcountry Ambulance Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1993 and shall come into force on 1st April 1993.

        (2)  In this Order unless the context otherwise requires-
      "the Act" means the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990;

      "operational date" has the meaning assigned to it in paragraph 3(1)(e) of Schedule 2 to the Act;

      "the trust" means the Westcountry Ambulance Service National Health Service Trust established by article 2 of this Order.

    Establishment of the trust
        2.    There is hereby established an NHS trust which shall be called the Westcountry Ambulance Service National Health Service Trust.
    Nature and functions of the trust
        3.—(1)  The trust is established for the purpose specified in section 5(1)(a) of the Act.

        (2)  The trust's functions (which include functions which the Secretary of State considers appropriate in relation to the provision of services by the trust for one or more health authorities) shall be-
       (a) to manage ambulance and associated transport services;
       (b) to manage such other services relating to the provision of care, as can reasonably be carried out in conjunction with the management of ambulance and associated transport services,
    from Ambulance Headquarters, 2nd Floor General Accident Building, 1 Brest Road, Plymouth PL6 5YD.
    Directors of the trust
        4.    The trust shall have, in addition to the chairman, 5 non-executive directors and 5 executive directors.
    Operational date and accounting date of the trust
        5.—(1)  The operational date of the trust shall be 1st April 1993.

        (2)  The accounting date of the trust shall be 31st March.
    Restriction on disposal of assets
        6.    The sum specified for the purposes of paragraph 6(2)(d) of Schedule 2 to the Act (maximum value of freely disposable assets) in relation to the trust shall be £1,000,000.



Virginia Bottomley

Secretary of State for Health

19th March 1993






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)
    This Order establishes the Westcountry Ambulance Services National Health Service Trust, an NHS trust provided for in section 5 of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990. It also provides for the functions of the trust after (article 3) its operational date (the date on which it assumes all its functions). It specifies the operational date and the accounting date of the trust (article 5). It specifies the value of assets in excess of which the Secretary of State is to consider the disposal of the asset (article 6).



ISBN 0 11 033814 6




Notes:

[1] 1990 c. 19; paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 is cited for the definition of "an order".

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