1996 No. 1710
NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Merton and Sutton Community National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 1996
2nd July 1996
Laid before Parliament
9th July 1996
Coming into force
31st July 1996
The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of powers conferred on him by section 92(1) of the National Health Service Act 1977(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, having regard to the change in the arrangements for the administration of hospitals and other establishments and facilities previously managed by the former Merton and Sutton Health Authority resulting from the establishment of the Merton and Sutton Community National Health Service Trust(2), having consulted the former Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth Health Authority(3) and that Trust in accordance with section 92(3) of that Act, hereby makes the following Order:
Citation, commencement and interpretation
1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Merton and Sutton Community National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 1996, and shall come into force on 31st July 1996.
(2) In this Order —
“the Authority” means the Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth Health Authority established on 1st April 1996(4);
“the old Authority” means the Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth Health Authority established on 1st April 1994(5) and abolished on 1st April 1996(6);
“the Trust” means the Merton and Sutton Community National Health Service Trust;
“the trust property” means the items specified in a schedule of trust property prepared by and agreed upon by the old Authority and the Trust on 14th March 1996, which schedule has been signed on behalf of both the old Authority and the Trust.
Transfer of trust property
2. On 31st July 1996 the trust property shall be transferred from the Authority to the Trust.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
Department of Health
2nd July 1996
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order transfers to the Merton and Sutton Community National Health Service Trust on 31st July 1996 trust property held by the Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth Health Authority. A copy of the schedule of trust property to which the Order refers can be obtained from the Department of Health, NHS Trust Unit, Room 1N33F, Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7UE.
1977 c. 49; section 92 has been amended by section 11(5) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19) and by paragraph 44 of Schedule 1 to the Health Authorities Act 1995 (c. 17).
See S.I. 1992/2524.
See S.I. 1994/681, article 11; see also S.I. 1996/709, articles 4 and 14(1) and (1A), as amended by S.I. 1996/971, article 2(3) and (5)(a).
See S.I. 1996/624.
See S.I. 1994/680.
See section 1(1) of the Health Authorities Act 1995 (c. 17).