Legislation

Autism Act 2009

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Introduction

Overview This England-only act requires the Department of Health to publish an autism strategy. Local authorities and NHS bodies are then required to follow the department’s guidance about implementing the strategy. Section 1 – Autism strategy This section requires the secretary of state to publish an autism strategy. Subsection (1) provides that it must be […]

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