The National Health Service (District Health Authorities) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-03-06

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 563

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The National Health Service (District Health Authorities) Order 1995

Made
6th March 1995

Laid before Parliament
8th March 1995

Coming into force
1st April 1995

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of powers conferred on her by sections 8(1)(b) and (1A)(c) and 126(3) of the National Health Service Act 1977(1) and of all other powers enabling her in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the National Health Service (District Health Authorities) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 1st April 1995.

Abolition of Authorities

2.  The District Health Authorities specified in Schedule 1 to this Order are hereby abolished.

Establishment and names of new Authorities

3.  For each of the districts determined by the National Health Service (Determination of Districts) Order 1995(2) and specified in column (1) of Schedule 2 to this Order there is established a District Health Authority which shall be known by the name specified in column (2) of that Schedule in relation to that district.

Amendment of the National Health Service (District Health Authorities) Order 1990

4.  In consequence of articles 2 and 3 of this Order the National Health Service (District Authorities) Order 1990(3) shall be amended by—

(a)the omission from Part 5 of Schedule 1 of the entries in columns (1) and (2) relating to Chichester District, East Surrey District, Mid Downs District, Mid Surrey District, North West Surrey District, South West Surrey District and Worthing District, and the insertion, immediately after the entries in that Part relating to—

(i)Croydon District, of the following entries in columns (1) and (2) respectively:—

“Eastern Surrey
Eastern Surrey Health Authority”,

(ii)South East London District, of the following entries in columns (1) and (2) respectively:—

“Western Surrey
Western Surrey Health Authority”,

(iii)West Kent District, of the following entries in columns (1) and (2) respectively:—

“West Sussex
West Sussex Health Authority”;

(b)the omission from Part 8 of Schedule 1 of the entries in columns (1) and (2) relating to Chester District and to South and East Cheshire District and the insertion, immediately after the entries relating to Sefton District, of the following entries in columns (1) and (2) respectively:—

“South Cheshire
South Cheshire Health Authority”.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health

Tom Sackville
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department of Health
6th March 1995

Article 2

SCHEDULE 1DISTRICT HEALTH AUTHORITIES ABOLISHED


Chester Health Authority

Chichester Health Authority

East Surrey Health Authority

Mid Downs Health Authority

Mid Surrey Health Authority

North West Surrey Health Authority

South and East Cheshire Health Authority

South West Surrey Health Authority

Worthing District Health Authority

Article 3

SCHEDULE 2NEWLY ESTABLISHED DISTRICT HEALTH AUTHORITIES

(1)
(2)

Name of District
Name of Authority

Eastern Surrey
Eastern Surrey Health Authority

South Cheshire
South Cheshire Health Authority

Western Surrey
Western Surrey Health Authority

West Sussex
West Sussex Health Authority

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order abolishes on 1st April 1995 the District Health Authorities named in Schedule 1 (article 2) and establishes four new District Health Authorities specified in Schedule 2 in relation to the districts for which they are established (article 3). The National Health Service (District Health Authorities) Order 1990 is amended to reflect these changes (article 4).
The changes made to District Health Authorities in this Order are reflected in changes to the districts of the abolished authorities made by the National Health Service (Determination of Districts) Order 1995.


(1)
1977 c. 49; section 8 was amended by the Health Services Act 1980 (c. 53), section 1(7) and Schedule 1, Part I, paragraph 28, and the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), section 1(1).

(2)
S.I. 1995/562.

(3)
S.I. 1990/1756; a new Schedule 1 was substituted by S.I. 1994/680, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.
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