Explanatory Notes

National Health Service Reform (Scotland) Act 2004

2004 asp 7

11 June 2004

Commentary on Sections

Part 1: Organisation and Operation of National Health Service

Section 8 - Dissolution of local health councils

44.Subsection (1) of section 8 provides for local health councils to be dissolved on a date specified in an order by the Scottish Ministers. Under subsection (2), such an order will be subject to negative resolution procedure before the Scottish Parliament.

45.Schedules 1 and 2 include amendments and repeals of enactments consequential on the dissolution of local health councils.