The London Ambulance Service National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998

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Published: 1998-11-18

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2837

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The London Ambulance Service National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998

Made
18th November 1998

Coming into force
30th November 1998

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 London Ambulance Service National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998 and shall come into force on 30th November 1998.

Amendment of Establishment Order

2.  For article 3 of the London Ambulance Service National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1996(5) (nature and functions of the trust) 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) 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 own and manage pursuant to section 5(1)(a) of the Act Ambulance Headquarters, 220 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8SD and associated premises;

(b)to provide and manage pursuant to section 5(1)(b) of the Act premises within the area of Westminster City Council; and

(c)from any or all of the premises mentioned in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) above:–

(i)to manage ambulance and associated transport services; and

(ii)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”.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health

Alan Milburn
Minister of State,
Department of Health
18th November 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Order (“the Establishment Order”) which established the London Ambulance Service National Health Service Trust.
The Establishment Order is amended to confer on the trust the purpose specified in section 5(1)(b) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 to provide and manage premises within the area of Westminster City Council.


(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).

(2)
1990 c. 19; section 5 was amended by paragraph 65 of Schedule 1 to the 1995 Act.

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

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

(5)
S.I. 1996/90.
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