The Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1999

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Published: 1999-09-24

Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 2675

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND
The Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1999

Made
24th September 1999

Coming into force
1st October 1999

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 5(1) of, and paragraphs 1, 3, and 6(2)(d) of Schedule 2 to, the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, having completed the consultation prescribed by section 5(2) of that Act(2), hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 1st October 1999.

(2) In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires—

“the Act” means the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990;

“the trust” means the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust established by article 2 of this Order.

Establishment and name of the trust

2.  There is hereby established an NHS trust which shall be called the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust.

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 shall be to provide goods and services for the purposes of the health service at or from hospitals, establishments and facilities in the area of Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire including at or from Castle Hill Hospital, Castle Road, Cottingham, East Yorkshire HU16 5QJ, The Hull Royal Infirmary, Anlaby Road, Hull HU3 2JZ and the Princess Royal Hospital, Salthouse Road, Hull HU8 9HE.

Directors of the trust

4.  The trust shall have, in addition to the chairman, 5 executive directors and 6 non-executive directors.

Operational date and accounting date of the trust

5.—(1) The operational date(3) of the trust shall be 1st October 1999.

(2) The accounting date of the trust shall be 31st March.

Restriction on disposal of assets

6.  The sum specified for the purposes of paragraph 6(2)(d) of Schedule 2 to the Act (maximum value of freely disposable assets) in relation to the trust shall be £1,000,000.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health

John Hutton
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of Health
24th September 1999

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order establishes the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust, an NHS trust provided for in section 5 of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990. It also provides for the functions of the trust (article 3) and the number of executive and non-executive directors (article 4). It specifies the operational date (the date on which the trust assumes all its functions) and the accounting date of the trust (article 5), and the value of assets in excess of which the Secretary of State is to consider the disposal of the assets (article 6).
This Order should be read in conjuction with the East Yorkshire Hospitals and the Royal Hull Hospitals National Health Service Trusts (Dissolution) Order 1999(4).


(1)
1990 c. 19; section 5 was amended by paragraph 69 of Schedule 1 to the Health Authorities Act 1995 (c. 17) and by the Health Act 1999 (c. 8) section 13; paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 is cited for the definition of “an order”: paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to the 1990 Act was amended by the Health Act 1999 section 13(7): paragraph 6 to Schedule 2 was amended by the Health Act 1999 Schedule 4, paragraph 83(4).

(2)
See S.I. 1996/653.

(3)
See, for the definition of “operational date”, paragraph 3(1)(e) of Schedule 2 to the 1990 Act.

(4)
S.I. 1999/2674.
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