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The Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

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24.—(1) If an [F1HSC trust] is dissolved under this Part, the Department may by order transfer or provide for the transfer to—N.I.

(a)the Department,

(b)a relevant body,

(c)another [F1HSC trust],

of such of the property, rights and liabilities of the [F1HSC trust] which is dissolved as in the Department's opinion is appropriate; and any such order may include provisions corresponding to those of Article 13.

[F2(1A) The Department must exercise it powers under sub-paragraph (1) so as to ensure that all the liabilities of the HSC trust are transferred.]

(2) An order under this paragraph may make provision in connection with the transfer of staff employed by or for the purposes of the [F1HSC trust] which is dissolved; and such an order may include provisions corresponding to those of Articles 11 and 12 including provision for the making of a scheme by such relevant body or other body as may be specified in the order.

(3) No order shall be made under this paragraph until after the completion of such consultation as may be prescribed.

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