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National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978

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[F12(1)A Health Board is to consist of the following types of members—S

(a)a chairman, and other members, appointed by the Scottish Ministers (“appointed members”), F2[F3and]

(b)councillors appointed by the Scottish Ministers following nomination by local authorities in the area of the Health Board (“councillor members”), F4[F5and

(c)individuals elected as members of the Health Board at an election held under Schedule 1A (“elected members”).]

(2)Regulations must, in relation to each Health Board, specify—

(a)the total number of members of the Board, and

(b)the number of each type of member.

F6[F7(3)At least one councillor member must be appointed for each local authority whose area is wholly or partly within the area of the Board.]]

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F1Sch. 1 para. 2 substituted (24.6.2009 for certain purposes and otherwise prosp.) by Health Boards (Membership and Elections) (Scotland) Act 2009 (asp 5), ss. 1(2), 4, 7, 11(1); S.S.I. 2009/242, art. 2

F2Sch. 1 para. 2(1)(a) amendment to earlier affecting provision 2009 asp 5 s. 6(4) (31.12.2013) by The Health Boards (Membership and Elections) (Scotland) Order 2013 (S.S.I. 2013/364), art. 3(2)

F3Words in Sch. 1 para. 2(1) inserted (cond.) (31.12.2013 with effect only in respect of the specified areas, that being the date the pilot order is revoked) by Health Boards (Membership and Elections) (Scotland) Act 2009 (asp 5), s. 6(2)(4)(a)(i)11(1)(1); S.S.I. 2013/364, art. 2 (with art. 3(1))

F4Sch. 1 para. 2(1)(c) amendment to earlier affecting provision 2009 asp 5 s. 6(4) (31.12.2013) by The Health Boards (Membership and Elections) (Scotland) Order 2013 (S.S.I. 2013/364), art. 3(2)

F5Sch. 1 para. 2(1)(c) repealed (31.12.2013 with effect only in respect of the specified areas, that being the date the pilot order is revoked) by Health Boards (Membership and Elections) (Scotland) Act 2009 (asp 5), s. 6(2)(4)(a)(ii)11(1)(1); S.S.I. 2013/364, art. 2 (with art. 3(1))

F6Sch. 1 para. 2(3) amendment to earlier affecting provision 2009 asp 5 s. 6(4) (31.12.2013) by The Health Boards (Membership and Elections) (Scotland) Order 2013 (S.S.I. 2013/364), art. 3(2)

F7Sch. 1 para. 2(3) substituted for Sch. 1 para. 2(3) (31.12.2013 with effect only in respect of the specified areas, that being the date the pilot order is revoked) by Health Boards (Membership and Elections) (Scotland) Act 2009 (asp 5), s. 6(2)(4)(b)11(1)(1); S.S.I. 2013/364, art. 2 (with art. 3(1))

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