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Statutory Instruments

2005 No. 332

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND

The Kings Lynn and Wisbech Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Change of Name) (Establishment) Amendment Order 2005

Made

10th February 2005

Coming into force

21st February 2005

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 126(3) and 126(4) of the National Health Service Act 1977(1), and by section 5(1) of, and paragraphs 3(1)(a) and (b) of Schedule 2 to, the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990(2), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the Kings Lynn and Wisbech Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Change of Name) (Establishment) Amendment Order 2005 and shall come into force on 21st February 2005.

(2) In this Order—

(a)“the Establishment Order” means the Kings Lynn and Wisbech Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1991(3);

(b)“the trust” means the National Health Service Trust established by the Establishment Order.

Change of name of trust and transitional provision

2.  (1)  The trust shall be called the Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn National Health Service Trust instead of the Kings Lynn and Wisbech Hospitals National Health Service Trust, and accordingly in article 1(2) of the Establishment Order in the definition of “the trust”, and in article 2 of the Establishment Order, for “Kings Lynn and Wisbech Hospitals” there shall be substituted “The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn”.

(2) The change of name effected by paragraph (1) shall not—

(a)affect any right or obligation of any person; or

(b)be taken as invalidating any instrument (whether made before or on or after the day on which this Order comes into force) which refers to the trust by its previous name,

and all instruments and other documents which refer to the trust under its previous name shall be construed as referring to it under its new name.

Amendment of nature and functions of the trust

3.  (1)  In article 3(1) of the Establishment Order (nature and functions of the trust) “5(1)(a)” shall be replaced by “5(1)”.

(2) Article 3(2) of the Establishment Order (nature and functions of the trust) shall be replaced by the following—

(2) The trust’s functions shall be to provide goods and services, namely hospital accommodation and services, for the purposes of the health service..

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health

JohnHutton

Department of Health

10th February 2005

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the Kings Lynn and Wisbech Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1991.

Article 2 of the Order changes the name of the trust from the Kings Lynn and Wisbech Hospitals National Health Service Trust to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn National Health Service Trust, and makes consequential amendments to the Establishment Order. Article 3 of the Order removes the references to the establishments from which the trust carries out its functions.

(1)

1977 c. 49; section 126(3) was amended by section 65(2) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19)(“the 1990 Act”), paragraph 57 of Schedule 1 to the Health Authorities Act 1995 (c. 17) (“the 1995 Act”) and section 41(10) of, and paragraph 27 of Schedule 2 to, the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (c. 46); section 126 (4) was amended by section 65(2) of the 1990 Act, by section 65(1) of, and paragraphs 37(1) and(6) of Schedule 4 to the Health Act 1999(c. 8)(“the 1999 Act”), by section 67(1) of, and paragraphs 5(1) and 13(b) of Schedule 5 to the Health and Social Care Act 2001(c. 15), by section 6(3)(c) and 37(1) of, and paragraphs 1 and 10 of Schedule 8 to, the NHS Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 (c. 17) and by sections 184, 196 and paragraphs 7 and 38 of Schedule 11 to, and Part 4 of Schedule 14 to, the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003(c. 43). The functions of the Secretary of State under these provisions are, so far as exercisable in relation to Wales, transferred to the National Assembly for Wales by article 2(a) of the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999, S.I. 1999/672, as amended by section 66(5) of the 1999 Act.

(2)

1990 c. 19; section 5(1) was amended by sections 13(1)(a) and (10) and 65(2) of, and Schedule 5 to, the 1999 Act; paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 was amended by paragraph 85(a) of Schedule 1 to the 1995 Act and by section 13(7) and (10) of, and paragraphs 74 and 83(1) and (2) of Schedule 4 to, the 1999 Act.

(3)

S.I. 1991/2363.

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