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Statutory Instrument 2004 No. 37

The Health Authorities (Establishment and Abolition) (England) Amendment Order 2004

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

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


2004 No. 37


NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND


The Health Authorities (Establishment and Abolition) (England) Amendment Order 2004

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 Made10th January 2004 
 Laid before Parliament19th January 2004 
 Coming into force9th February 2004 

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 8(3) and (4)(d) and 126(3) of the National Health Service Act 1977[1] and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation
    1. - (1) This Order may be cited as the Health Authorities (Establishment and Abolition) (England) Amendment Order 2004 and shall come into force on 9th February 2004.

    (2) In this Order - 

    "the Establishment and Abolition Order" means the Health Authorities (Establishment and Abolition) (England) Order 2002[2]; and

    "the Strategic Health Authority" means the Coventry, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Strategic Health Authority[3] established by the Establishment and Abolition Order.

Change of name of the Strategic Health Authority
    2.The Strategic Health Authority shall be called the West Midlands South Strategic Health Authority instead of the Coventry, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Strategic Health Authority, and accordingly in column 1 of Schedule 1 of the Establishment and Abolition Order (new Authorities and their Areas) the name "Coventry, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Strategic Health Authority" shall be replaced by the name "West Midlands South Strategic Health Authority".

    3.The change of name effected by article 2 of this Order shall not - 

    (a) affect any right or obligation of any person; or

    (b) be taken as invalidating any instrument (whether made before, on, or after the day on which this Order comes into force) which refers to the trust by its previous name,

and all instruments and other documents which refer to the trust under its previous name shall be construed as referring to it under its new name.



Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health


Stephen Ladyman
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health

10th January 2004



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)


This Order amends the Health Authorities (Establishment and Abolition) (England) Order 2002, which established the Coventry, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Strategic Health Authority.

Article 2 of the Order changes the name of the Strategic Health Authority from the Coventry, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Strategic Health Authority to the West Midlands South Strategic Health Authority.


Notes:

[1]1977 c. 49; section 8 was substituted for section 8 as originally enacted by section 1(2) of the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 (c. 17); section 126(3) was amended by section 65(2) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), paragraph 57 of Schedule 1 to the Health Authorities Act 1995 (c. 17) and section 41(10) of, and paragraph 27 of Schedule 2 to, the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (c. 46). The functions of the Secretary of State under these provisions are, so far as exercisable in relation to Wales, transferred to the National Assembly for Wales by article 2(a) of the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999, S.I. 1999/672, as amended by section 66(5) of the Health Act 1999 (c. 8).back

[2]S.I. 2002/553.back

[3]On 1st October 2002 the Coventry, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health Authority was renamed the Coventry, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Strategic Health Authority. See article 3(1) of S.I. 2002/2469.back



ISBN0 11 048436 3


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