1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

(1)    This Order may be cited as the NHS Bodies (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2013 and comes into force on 8th March 2013.

(2)    In this Order—

“the relevant new Trust” means in relation to any relevant old Trust listed in column 1 of the Schedule (which Schedule has effect), the body which is listed adjacent to it in column 2 of that Schedule;

“the relevant old Trust” means a body listed in column 1 of the Schedule;

“the trust property” means the property specified in a schedule of trust property prepared and agreed by the relevant old Trust and the relevant new Trust and signed on behalf of—

(a)    the relevant old Trust on the date specified in column 3 of the Schedule; and

(b)    the relevant new Trust on the date specified in column 4 of the Schedule.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 8 March 2013: see para (1) above.

2 Transfer of trust property

2Transfer of trust property

(1)    On the date that this Order comes into force the trust property, and any rights and liabilities arising from that property, shall be transferred from the relevant old Trust to the relevant new Trust, in each case listed in Part 1 of the Schedule.

(2)    On 1st April 2013, the trust property, and any rights and liabilities arising from that property, shall be transferred from the relevant old Trust, to the relevant new Trust, in each case listed in Part 2 of the Schedule.

(3)    Following the transfers in paragraphs (1) and (2), any reference in any instrument relating to the trust property, to the trustees of the trust property or to the relevant old Trust shall be construed as a reference to the relevant new Trust, its property or its trustees (as appropriate).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 8 March 2013: see art 1(1).

Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health.

Earl Howe

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,

Department of Health

24th January 2013

SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE   Article 1(2)
Relevant old Trust
Part 1
Relevant new TrustDate schedule signed by relevant old TrustDate schedule signed by relevant new Trust
County Durham Primary Care TrustCounty Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust28th November 201228th November 2012
Devon Primary Care TrustNorthern Devon Healthcare National Health Service Trust13th December 201212th December 2012
East Lancashire Teaching Primary Care TrustEast Lancashire Hospitals National Health Service Trust7th December 20127th December 2012
Milton Keynes Primary Care TrustBedford Hospital National Health Service Trust10th December 201217th December 2012
Surrey Primary Care TrustSurrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust7th December 201214th December 2012
Walsall Teaching Primary Care TrustWalsall Healthcare National Health Service Trust17th December 201217th December 2012
Part 2
Barts Health National Health Service TrustNorth East London NHS Foundation Trust5th December 201214th December 2012
South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation TrustNorth East London NHS Foundation Trust4th December 201212th December 2012
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 8 March 2013: see art 1(1).

NHS Trusts95 National Health Service (NHS)95 Strategic Health Authorities & Primary Care Trusts99 Health Law95

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order transfers to the relevant new NHS bodies property held on trust by the relevant old NHS bodies and makes related provision. Copies of the schedules of trust property transferred under this Order can be obtained from the Department of Health, Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7UE.

A full impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.