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The Local Health Boards (Constitution, Membership and Procedures) (Wales) Regulations 2009

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PART 1Introduction

Title, commencement and application

1.  The title of these Regulations is the Local Health Boards (Constitution, Membership and Procedures) (Wales) Regulations 2009 and they come into force on 1 June 2009.

Interpretation

2.  The following words and phrases have the following meanings —

  • “the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006;

  • “associate member” (“aelod cyswllt”) means a person who is appointed in accordance with regulation 4(3) or 4(4).

  • “Board” (“Bwrdd”) means a Local Health Board;

  • “Board’s area” (“ardal y Bwrdd”) means the area for which a Board is established as set out—

    (a)

    in the Local Health Boards (Establishment and Dissolution) (Wales) Order 2009(1);

    (b)

    in relation to Powys Local Health Board, in the Local Health Boards (Establishment) (Wales) Order 2003(2),

    as such area may be varied from time to time;

  • “health service body” (“corff gwasanaeth iechyd”) means a Special Health Authority, Strategic Health Authority, Local Health Board, NHS Trust, NHS Foundation Trust or Primary Care Trust;

  • “local authority” (“awdurdod lleol”) means a county or county borough council in Wales;

  • “member” (“aelod”) means a chair, vice-chair, officer or non-officer member of a Board;

  • “non-officer member” (“aelod nad yw'n swyddog”) means a member of a Board who holds any office set out in regulation 3(4);

  • “officer member” (“swyddog-aelod”) means a member of a Board who holds any office set out in regulation 3(2);

  • “shadow period” (“cyfnod cysgodol”) means the period between the date of the coming into force of these Regulations and 1 October 2009;

  • “trade union” (“undeb llafur”) has the meaning assigned to it in section 1 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992(3) and which is registered on the list of trade unions held by the Certification Officer in accordance with section 2 of that Act;

  • “voluntary organisations” (“sefydliadau gwirfoddol”) has the meaning assigned to it in section 206(1) of the Act.

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