Health Act 2004

Dissolution of bodies established under Health (Corporate Bodies) Act 1961.

70.—(1) The Minister may, by order, provide for the dissolution, on such day or days as he or she may appoint, of bodies established under the Health (Corporate Bodies) Act 1961 and for the transfer of their functions to the Executive.

(2) An order under this section may include provision for the following matters:

(a) the transfer to the Executive of any of the property, rights and liabilities of a body dissolved in accordance with the order;

(b) the preservation of continuing contracts and commitments made by the dissolved body;

(c) the continuance of pending legal proceedings;

(d) the application of section 60 , with the necessary modifications, to the transfer of employees of the dissolved body to the Executive;

(e) the application of section 61 , with the necessary modifications, in respect of former employees of the dissolved body;

(f) the transfer of all records of the dissolved body to the Executive.

(3) References (however expressed) to a body dissolved in accordance with an order under this section in any Act passed, or instrument made, before the dissolution of that body are to be read as references to the Executive.