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Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003

Health Service Bodies

Section 6 – Transfer of certain property between Health Boards and NHS trusts

27.This section relates to the movement of endowments between Health Boards and NHS trusts.

28.Subsection (1)enables a Health Board to transfer property which has been transferred to it from the Scottish Hospital Trust, and which is attributable to a NHS trust, on to that trust. Such transfers will only be made following a request from the trust.

29.Subsection (2)provides for a NHS trust to transfer endowment property held by it (not limited to endowments transferred from the Scottish Hospital Trust) to any Health Board.

30.Subsection (3)provides for transferred endowments to be transferred back to the NHS trust within a reasonable time of the NHS trust requiring such a transfer.

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