1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

(1)    This Order may be cited as the Ashford Primary Care Trust (Establishment) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 1st April 2002.

(2)    In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires—

“operational date” is to be construed in accordance with paragraph 1(2) of Schedule 5A to the Act;

“the trust” means the Ashford Primary Care Trust established by article 2 of this Order.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

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

2 Establishment, operational date and name of the Primary Care Trust

2Establishment, operational date and name of the Primary Care Trust

(1)    There is hereby established with effect from 1st April 2002 a Primary Care Trust to be called the Ashford Primary Care Trust.

(2)    The operational date of the trust shall be 1st April 2002.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

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

3 Area of the trust

3Area of the trust

The trust shall be established for the area specified in the Schedule to this Order.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

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

Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Hazel Blears

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department of Health

25th March 2002

SCHEDULE Area of Trust

SCHEDULE  Area of Trust Article 3

In the borough of Ashford Borough Council—

the electoral wards of Aldington, Appledore, Ashford Bockhanger, Ashford Brookfield, Ashford Bybrook, Ashford Central, Ashford Eastmead, Ashford Hampden, Ashford Henwood, Ashford Kennington Lees, Ashford Musgrove, Ashford Queens, Ashford Singleton, Ashford South Willesborough, Ashford Spearpoint, Ashford Twelve Acres, Ashford Victoria Park, Ashford Warren, Ashford Waterside, Ashford Willesborough Lees, Ashford Windmill, Ashford Woolreeds, Bethersden, Biddenden, Boughton Aluph, Brabourne, Hamstreet, High Halden, Hothfield, Kingsnorth, Mersham, Pluckley, Rolvenden, Sellindge, Smarden, Stanhope, Tenterden East, Tenterden South East, Tenterden St Michaels, Tenterden West, Woodchurch, Wye.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

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

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order establishes the Ashford Primary Care Trust (“the trust”), as provided for under section 16A of the National Health Service Act 1977. It specifies the trust's establishment and operational dates (article 2) and the area for which it is established (article 3 and the Schedule).