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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2005 No.122

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE

The Dissolution of Local Health Councils (Scotland) Order 2005

Made

1st March 2005

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

3rd March 2005

Coming into force

1st April 2005

The Scottish Ministers in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 8 of the National Health Service Reform (Scotland) Act 2004(1), hereby make the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Dissolution of Local Health Councils (Scotland) Order 2005 and shall come into force on 1st April 2005.

Dissolution of Local Health Councils

2.  The date specified for the purposes of section 8(1) of the National Health Service Reform (Scotland) Act 2004 (the date on which local health councils established by virtue of section 7 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(2) are dissolved) is 1st April 2005.

ANDREW P KERR

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh

1st March 2005

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order specifies 1st April as the date on which all local health councils established by virtue of section 7 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29) are dissolved.