The Blackburn with Darwen Primary Care Trust (Establishment) Order 2000
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The Secretary of State for Health, in the exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 16A(1), (2) and (3) and 126(4) of, and paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 5A to, the National Health Service Act 1977 and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, following compliance with the consultation requirements contained in regulations made under section 16A(5) of the Act, hereby makes the following Order:
Citation, commencement and interpretation
1. - (1) This Order may be cited as the Blackburn with Darwen Primary Care Trust (Establishment) Order 2000 and shall come into force on 1st May 2000.
(2) In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires -
Establishment and name of the Primary Care Trust
(b) the person who for the time being holds the post of chairman of the Executive Committee of the trust;
(c) 2 persons appointed by the chairman of the trust following nomination by the Executive Committee of the trust.
Operational date of the trust
(b) entering into other contracts including contracts of employment; and
(c) doing such other things as are reasonably necessary to enable it to begin to operate satisfactorily with effect from the operational date.
Assistance during the preparatory period
(b) liability for the travelling or other allowances of the members of committees and sub-committees of the trust who are not also members of the trust;
(c) liability for the remuneration of officers of the trust; and
(d) any other liability which may reasonably be incurred by the trust for the purpose of enabling it to begin to operate satisfactorily with effect from its operational date.
(4) The East Lancashire Health Authority shall make available to the trust during the preparatory period -
(b) officers of the Authority.
(5) The CommuniCare National Health Service Trust shall make premises and other facilities of the NHS trust available to the trust during the preparatory period.
The Borough of Blackburn with Darwen
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order establishes the Blackburn with Darwen Primary Care Trust (" the trust"), as provided for under section 16A of the National Health Service Act 1977. It specifies the area for which the trust is established (article 3), its operational date (article 5) and limitations on the exercise of its functions during its preparatory period (article 6). It makes provision for the membership of the trust (article 4) and for assistance to the trust during its preparatory period (article 7). It also contains a restriction on the exercise of functions by the trust (article 8).
 1977 c. 49; section 16A was inserted by the Health Act 1999 (c. 8) ("the 1999 Act"), section 2(1); section 126(4) was amended by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19) ("the 1990 Act"), section 65(2) and by the 1999 Act, Schedule 4, paragraph 37(6); Schedule 5A was inserted by the 1999 Act, Schedule 1. The functions of the Secretary of State under these provisions are, so far as exercisable in relation to Wales, transferred to the National Assembly for Wales by article 2(a) of the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999, S.I. 1999/672.back
 Section 5(1) was amended by the Health and Medicines Act 1988 (c. 49) ("the 1988 Act"), Schedule 3; section 5(1A) and (1B) was inserted by the 1988 Act, section 10(1); Schedule 1 was amended by the 1988 Act, Schedule 2, paragraph 7 and the Education Act 1996 (c. 56), Schedule 37, paragraph 46.back
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