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Statutory Instrument 1999 No. 11

The Medway National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1999

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

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


1999 No. 11


NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Medway National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1999

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 Made11th January 1999 
 Coming into force22nd January 1999 

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 126(3) of the National Health Service Act 1977[1] and section 5(1) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990[2] and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, having completed the consultation prescribed under section 5(2) of that latter Act[3] and considering it appropriate that the functions of the trust should include functions in relation to the provision of services for one or more Health Authorities[4], hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement
    1.This Order may be cited as the Medway National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1999 and shall come into force on 22nd January 1999.

Amendment of establishment order
    2.For article 3 of the Medway National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1993[5] there shall be substituted the following article: - 

    " Nature and functions of the trust
        3. - (1) The trust is established for the purposes specified in section 5(1)(b) of the Act.

        (2) The trust's functions shall be to provide and manage pursuant to section 5(1)(b) of the Act Medway Hospital, Windmill Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 5NY (including the management of its teaching and research facilities) and its car-park, the Respite Care Unit (Special Needs Services), Preston Skreens, Minster Road, Minster, Sheppey, Kent ME12 3LN, and associated hospitals and premises in the area of Medway Unitary Authority, and there to provide and manage hospital accommodation and services, and there and from there to provide and manage community health services.".



Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health


John Denham
Minister of State Department of Health

11th January 1999



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)


This Order amends the Order ("the Establishment Order") which established the Medway National Health Service Trust.

The Establishment Order is amended to confer on the trust the purposes specified in section 5(1)(b) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 to provide and manage Medway Hospital, Windmill Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 5NY (including the management of its teaching and research facilities) and its car-park, the Respite Care Unit (Special Needs Services), Preston Skreens, Minster Road, Minster, Sheppey, Kent ME12 3LN, and associated hospitals and premises in the area of Medway Unitary Authority.


Notes:

[1] 1977 c. 49; section 126(3) was amended by section 65(2) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), by paragraph 57 of Schedule 1 to the Health Authorities Act 1995 (c. 17) ("the 1995 Act") and by section 41(10) and paragraph 27 of Schedule 2 to the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (c. 46).back

[2] 1990 c. 19; section 5 was amended by paragraph 69 of Schedule 1 to the 1995 Act.back

[3] See S.I. 1996/653, regulation 2(2).back

[4] See section 5(6) of the 1990 Act.back

[5] S.I. 1993/2640.back



ISBN 0 11 080337 X


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