1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

(1)    This Order may be cited as the Nelson and West Merton Primary Care Trust (Establishment) Amendment and Change of Name Order 2002 and shall come into force on 1st April 2002.

(2)    In this Order “the Order” means the Nelson and West Merton Primary Care Trust (Establishment) Order 2000;

and “the trust” means the trust established by the Order.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2002: see para (1) above.

2 Change of name of Primary Care Trust and transitional provisions

2Change of name of Primary Care Trust and transitional provisions

(1)    The trust shall be called the Sutton and Merton Primary Care Trust instead of the Nelson and West Merton Primary Care 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 “Nelson and West Merton” there shall be substituted the words “Sutton and Merton”.

(2)    The change of name effected by paragraph (1) 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 if referring to it under its new name.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2002: see art 1(1).

3 Further Amendments of the Primary Care Trust Establishment Order

3Further Amendments of the Primary Care Trust Establishment Order

(1)    Article 8 shall be deleted.

(2)    For the Schedule to the Order there shall be substituted the following Schedule—

“SCHEDULE
Area of Trust Article 3

The London Borough of Merton.

The London Borough of Sutton.”

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2002: see art 1(1).

Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health

John Hutton

Minister of State,

Department of Health

20th March 2002

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order amends the establishment order of the Nelson and West Merton Primary Care Trust (“the trust”), a Primary Care Trust established by Order under section 16A of the National Health Service Act 1977.

Article 2 of the Order changes the name of the trust to the Sutton and Merton Primary Care Trust.

Article 3 removes the restriction on the provision of services other than community health services to patients. It also substitutes a new Schedule which specifies the area for which the trust is established.