1996 No. 872
NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Lincoln Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Change of Name) Order 1996
18th March 1996
Coming into force
1st April 1996
The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of powers conferred on him by section 126(3) and (4) 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, hereby makes the following Order:
Citation, commencement and interpretation
1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Lincoln Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Change of Name) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st April 1996.
(2) In this Order unless the context otherwise requires—
“the Order” means the Lincoln Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1993(3);
“the trust” means the National Health Service trust established by the Order.
Change of name of NHS trust
2. The trust shall be called the Lincoln and Louth National Health Service Trust instead of the Lincoln Hospitals National Health Service Trust, and accordingly in article 1 of the Order in the definition of “the trust”, and in article 2 of the Order, for the words “Lincoln Hospitals”there shall be substituted the words “Lincoln and Louth”.
3. The change of name under 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 other documents and instruments 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
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
Department of Health
18th March 1996
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order changes the name of an NHS trust established by Order under Part I of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 from the Lincoln Hospitals National Health Service Trust to the Lincoln and Louth National Health Service Trust, and makes consequential amendments to that Order and transitional provisions.
1977 c. 49; section 126(3) and (4) was amended by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), section 65(2).
1990 c. 19.