2Change of name of National Health Service Trust and transitional provisions
(1) The Trust shall be called the East Sussex County Healthcare National Health Service Trust instead of the East Sussex County 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 “East Sussex County” there shall be substituted “East Sussex County Healthcare”.
(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 referring to it under its new name.
Specified date: 1 October 2002: see art 1(1).