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93 Trust property previously held for general hospital purposes.E+W+S

(1)This section applies—

(a)to property transferred under section 23 of the M1National Health Service Reorganisation Act 1973 (winding-up of hospital endowments funds), and

(b)to property transferred under section 24 of that Act (transfer of trust property from abolished authorities) which immediately before the day appointed for the purposes of that section was, in accordance with any provision contained in or made under section 7 of the M2National Health Service Act 1946, applicable for purposes relating to hospital services or relating to some form of research,

and this section continues to apply to the property after any further transfer under section 92 above.

(2)The person holding the property after the transfer or last transfer shall secure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the objects of any original endowment and the observance of any conditions attached to that endowment, including in particular conditions intended to preserve the memory of any person or class of persons, are not prejudiced by this Part of this Act, F1. . ..

In this subsection “original endowment” means a hospital endowment which was transferred under section 7 of that Act of 1946 and from which the property in question is derived.

(3)Subject to subsection (2) above, the property shall be held on trust for such purposes relating to hospital services (including research), or to any other part of the health service associated with any hospital, as the person holding the property thinks fit.

(4)Where the person holding the property is a body of special trustees, the power conferred by subsection (3) above shall be exercised as respects the hospitals for which they are appointed.

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F1Words in s. 93(2) repealed (1.4.1996) by 1995 c. 17, s. 5(1)(2), Sch. 3 (with Sch. 2 para. 6)

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C1S. 93(1)(2) extended (28.6.1995 for specified purposes and otherwise 1.4.1996) by 1995 c. 17, ss. 4(1)(2), 8(1), Sch. 2 para. 5(3) (with Sch. 2 para. 6)

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M11973 c. 32(113:2).

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