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The Health Act 1999 (Fund-Holding Practices) (Transfer of Assets, Savings, Rights and Liabilities and Transitional Provisions) (Scotland) Order 1999

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

“the 1978 Act” means the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(1);

“the 1997 Regulations” means the National Health Service (Fund-Holding Practices) (Scotland) Regulations 1997(2);

“allotted sum” means any sum payable by a Board under section 87B of the 1978 Act(3);

“former members of a fund-holding practice” means those who were involved in one of the regulated fund-holding schemes at any time from 1st April 1991 to 31st March 1999;

“former members of a residual fund-holding practice” means those who were former members of a fund-holding practice and who joined the residual fund-holding scheme on 1st April 1999;

“fund-holding account” means a bank account maintained by the former members of a fund-holding practice or of a residual fund-holding practice for the purpose of receiving an allotted sum or any part of it;

“part financial year 1999-2000” means the period of the financial year 1999-2000 from 1st April 1999 until 30th September 1999 inclusive.

(2) In this Order, any reference to a Board is a reference to the relevant Health Board, as defined in section 19(8) of the 1978 Act.

(3) Any reference in this Order to a numbered article is a reference to the article bearing that number in this Order.

(2)

S.I.1997/1014, amended by S.I.1998/658 and 1999/365.

(3)

Section 87B was inserted by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), section 34 and amended by the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (c. 46), Schedule 2, paragraph 54, and is repealed by section 45 of the 1999 Act.

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