North Downs Community Health National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1993

1993No. 2609

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES

The North Downs Community Health National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1993

22ndOctober1993

1stNovember1993

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of powers conferred on her by section 5(1) of, and paragraphs 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6(2)(d) of Schedule 2 to, the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 ( a) and of all other powers enabling her in that behalf, having directed the relevant Regional Health Authority, as defined in section 5(4) of that Act, to consult the persons or bodies referred to in section 5(2) of that Act and having received and considered the results of that consultation, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.-(1) This Order may be cited as the North Downs Community Health National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1993 and shall come into force on 1st November 1993.

(2) In this Order unless the context otherwise requires-

"the Act" means the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990;

"community health services" means any services which the Secretary of State may provide under section 3(1)(d) or (e) of, or Schedule 1 to, the National Health Service Act 1977 and any service which she has a duty to provide under section 5(1) or (1A) of that Act ( b);

"establishment date" means 1st November 1993;

"operational date" has the meaning assigned to it in paragraph 3(1)(e) of Schedule 2 to the Act;

"the trust" means the North Downs Community Health National Health Service Trust established by article 2 of this Order. Establishment of the trust

Establishment of the trust

2. There is hereby established an NHS trust which shall be called the North Downs Community Health National Health Service Trust. Nature and functions of the trust

Nature and functions of the trust

3.-(1) The trust is established for the purpose specified in section 5(1)(a) 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 hospital accommodation and services provided at Farnham Hospital, Hale Road, Farnham, Surrey GU9 9QL and associated hospitals;(b) to manage community health services provided from Farnham Hospital, Hale Road, Farnham, Surrey GU9 9QL and to own the associated premises.

(a) 1990 c.19; paragraph 1 of...

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