CHAPTER 315
NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICES (REPEAL) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

   Section

   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Winding up of affairs of Board

   4.   Vesting of assets and transfer of liabilities

   5.   Registration of property to be transferred by Board,

   6.   Transfer of Staff of Board

   7.   Legal proceedings

   8.   Winding up of management boards

   9.   Repeal of Act No. 22 of 1995

AN ACT

to provide for the winding up and dissolution of the Central Board of Health and of Management Boards; to vest the undertaking of the Central Board of Health and of Management Boards in the Government; to repeal the National Health Services Act, 1995; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

[7th October, 2005]

Act 17 of 2005.

1.   Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Health Services (Repeal) Act.

2.   Interpretation

In this Act unless the context otherwise requires—

“appointed date” means such date as the Minister shall appoint i under section 3;

“Board” means the Central Board of Health established under section 3 of the National Health Services Act;

“management board” means a management board established under section 11 of the National Health Services Act;

“repealed Act” means the National Health Services Act; and

“Secretary to the Treasury” means the Secretary to the Treasury appointed under section set of the Public Finance ActAct No. 15 of 2004.')">1.

3.   Winding up of affairs of Board

   (1) From the commencement of this Act, the Board shall exist only for the purpose of winding up its affairs and for no other purpose.

   (2) After the commencement of this Act, the Secretary to the Treasury shall, pursuant to section 43 of the Public Finance Act, constitute a committee consisting of not less than three members two of whom shall be Government officers to wind up the affairs of the Board.

   (3) The Committee appointed under sub-section (2) shall ensure that—

      (a)   the assets of the Board are properly inventorised, valued and disposed of subject to the instructions of the Secretary to the Treasury;

      (b)   ensure that all debts due to the Board are promptly recovered;

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