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The Health and Personal Social Services(Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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16.  Subject to Schedule 4, an HSS trust shall have power to do anything which appears to it to be necessary or expedient for the purpose of or in connection with the discharge of its functions, including in particular power—

(a)to acquire and dispose of land and other property;

(b)to enter into such contracts as seem to the trust to be appropriate;

(c)to accept gifts of money, land or other property, including money, land or other property to be held on trust for the general or any specific purposes of the HSS trust (including the purposes of any specific hospital or other establishment or facility which is owned and managed by the trust);

(d)to employ staff on such terms as the trust thinks fit.

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