(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force further provisions of the Health Act 1999 (“the 1999 Act”).
Provisions which are brought into force on 1st September 1999 relate to the funding and expenditure of Health Authorities and directions to Health Authorities, Special Health Authorities and NHS trusts. Provisions are also brought into force on that date relating to local representative committees and NHS trust finance.
Provisions concerning consultation requirements which apply before orders establishing or dissolving Primary Care Trusts, transferring staff to a Primary Care Trust and transferring the property, rights and liabilities of a dissolving Primary Trust are brought into force on 8th September 1999.
Provisions brought into force on 4th January 2000 relate to the establishment and functions of Primary Care Trusts.
The provisions which are brought into force on 1st April 2000 relate to the funding of Primary Care Trusts and their accounts.