1998 No. 1458 (S.76)
NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, SCOTLAND
The National Health Service Trusts (Membership and Procedure) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1998
9th June 1998
Laid before Parliament
15th June 1998
Coming into force
6th July 1998
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 12A(5), 105(7) and 108(1) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(1), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation, commencement and interpretation
1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the National Health Service Trusts (Membership and Procedure) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1998 and shall come into force on 6th July 1998.
(2) In these Regulations “the principal Regulations” means the National Health Service Trusts (Membership and Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 1991(2).
Amendment of the principal Regulations
2. In regulation 8 of the principal Regulations (disqualification for appointment: chairman and non-executive directors) paragraph (1)(g) shall be omitted.
Minister for Health Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
9th June 1998
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations further amend the National Health Service Trusts (Membership and Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 1991 (“the principal Regulations”) which make provision concerning the membership and procedure of NHS trusts. Regulation 8(1)(g) of the principal regulations which disqualifies a person holding a paid appointment or office with a trade union which represents the interests of members which are employed by a health service body from being a chairman or non-executive director of an NHS trust is omitted.
1978 c. 29; section 12A was inserted by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19) section 31; section 105(7), which was amended by the Health Services Act 1980 (c. 53), Schedule 6, paragraph 5 and Schedule 7 and by the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983 (c. 41), Schedule 9, paragraph 24 contains provisions relevant to the exercise of the powers under which these Regulations are made; section 108(1) contains definitions of “prescribed” and “regulations”.
S.I. 1991/535 amended by S.I. 1993/412 and 1994/1408.