Legislation

Health Services and Public Health Act 1968

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Introduction

Overview As a result of multiple amendments, this act now only deals with two matters of relevance: powers of English local authorities to make arrangements for promoting the welfare of “old people” and powers of central government to pay travelling expenses for visits made to high security psychiatric patients. Section 45 – Promotion by local authorities […]

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