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

Health Service Bodies

Section 8 – Endowment schemes

39.Section 8 relates to endowment schemes. The Scottish Hospital Trust had a scheme which provided for the distribution of income from endowments, the resolution of disputes and the application of income by recipients.

40.Subsection (1)requires the Scottish Ministers to make regulations providing for the distribution of income where Health Boards and NHS trusts hold endowments attributable to other Health Boards and NHS trusts.

41.Subsection (2)requires the Scottish Ministers to consult all Health Boards and NHS trusts on such a scheme, and

42.Subsection (3)requires the scheme to include the permitted purposes for which income from endowments may be used.

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