The Mid Essex Hospital Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998

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Published: 1998-08-26

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2116

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Mid Essex Hospital Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998

Made
26th August 1998

Coming into force
7th September 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, after completion of the consultation prescribed under section 5(2) of the latter Act(3), 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 Mid Essex Hospital Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998 and shall come into force on 7th September 1998.

Amendment of NHS trust Establishment Order

2.  In article 4 of the Mid Essex Hospital Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1991(5) (directors of the trust), for “4 non-executive” there shall be substituted “5 non-executive” and for “4 executive” there shall be substituted “5 executive”.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health.

Paul Boateng
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of Health
26th August 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Mid Essex Hospital Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1991 (“the Establishment Order”) which established the Mid Essex Hospital Services National Health Service Trust.
The Establishment Order is amended to increase the number of executive and non-executive directors of the trust from four to five of each, increasing the number on the Board to a total of 11 members (including the chairman).


(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) (“the 1990 Act”) and 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 69 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. 1991/2370.
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