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The National Health Service (Variation of Areas of Health Boards) (Scotland) Order 2013

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PART 1GENERAL

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the National Health Service (Variation of Areas of Health Boards) (Scotland) Order 2013.

(2) With the exception of those articles mentioned in paragraph (3), this Order comes into force on 1st February 2014.

(3) Articles 3, 4, and 8 come into force on 1st April 2014.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order:—

“dental list” has the meaning assigned to it in regulation 4 of the National Health Service (General Dental Services) (Scotland) Regulations 2010(1);

“list” means—

(a)

a dental list;

(b)

an ophthalmic list;

(c)

a pharmaceutical list;

(d)

a primary medical services performers list; or

(e)

a provisional pharmaceutical list;

“ophthalmic list” means a list maintained in accordance with regulation 6 of the National Health Service (General Ophthalmic Services) (Scotland) Regulations 2006(2);

“pharmaceutical list” has the meaning assigned to it in regulation 5 of the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) (Scotland) Regulations 2009(3);

“primary medical services performers list” has the meaning assigned to it in regulation 2 of the National Health Service (Primary Medical Performers Lists) (Scotland) Regulations 2004(4); and

“provisional pharmaceutical list” has the meaning assigned to it in regulation 8 of the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) (Scotland) Regulations 2009.

Variation of areas of Health Boards

3.—(1) The area for which a Health Board specified in column A of the table in Schedule 1 is constituted is varied so that the area of that Health Board is the same as the combined area of each local government area listed in the corresponding entry in column B of the table.

(2) In Column B of the table a reference to a local government area is to the area of the council of that name constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994(5) as that area is specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to that Act and amended by any instrument listed in Schedule 2 to this Order.

Revocation of Areas Order

4.  The National Health Service (Determination of Areas of Health Boards) (Scotland) Order 1974(6) is revoked.

(1)

S.S.I. 2010/208 to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(2)

S.S.I. 2006/135 to which relevant amendments are made by S.S.I. 2007/193.

(3)

S.S.I. 2009/183 to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(4)

S.S.I. 2004/114 to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(6)

S.I. 1974/266, amended by S.S.I. 2006/33.

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