1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

(1)    This Order may be cited as the Avalon, Somerset, National Health Service Trust (Change of Name) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 22nd November 1999.

(2)    In this Order—

“the Order” means the Avalon, Somerset, National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1992;

“the trust” means the National Health Service trust established by the Order.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 22 November 1999: see para (1) above.

2 Change of name of NHS trust

2Change of name of NHS trust

The trust shall be called the Somerset Partnership National Health Service and Social Care Trust instead of the Avalon, Somerset, National Health Service Trust, and accordingly in article 1 of the Order in the definition of “the trust”, and in article 2 of the Order, for the words “Avalon, Somerset, National Health Service Trust” there shall be substituted the words “Somerset Partnership National Health Service and Social Care Trust”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 22 November 1999: see art 1(1).

3 Transitional provisions

3Transitional provisions

The change of name under this Order shall not—

(a)    affect any right or obligation of any person; or

(b)    be taken as invalidating any instrument (whether made before, on or after the day on which this Order comes into force) which refers to the trust by its previous name, and all instruments and other documents which refer to the trust under its previous name shall be construed as referring to it under its new name.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 22 November 1999: see art 1(1).

Signature

Signed by the authority of the Secretary of State for Health

Gisela Stuart

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department of Health

9th November 1999

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order changes the name of an NHS trust established by Order under Part I of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 from the Avalon, Somerset, National Health Service Trust to the Somerset Partnership National Health Service and Social Care Trust, and makes consequential amendments to that Order and transitional provisions.