Memorandum by the Scottish Office Department
1998 (S.I. 1998/2717)
The Committee considered the above Instrument at
its meeting on 15 December 1998 and requested a Memorandum on
the following point.
Explain the relevance to the
making of this National Health Service Trust Establishment Order
of consultation under the National Health Service Trusts (Consultation
on Dissolution) (Scotland) Regulations 1993 recited in the preamble
to this order.
The Committee is referred to the letter of 9 December
1998 issued in respect of Tayside Primary Care National Health
Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/2710)
which raised exactly the same point. A copy of the Memorandum
submitted by the Department on 11 December is attached hereto
(not printed here. See the Committee's 4th Report, Session
1998-99 (HL 16, HC 50-iv), Appendix 2).
The Department would explain that S.I. Nos 2709-2725
and 2728-2735 are mutatis mutandis identical.
18th December 1998