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Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008

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2Duty of health boards to protect public health

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(1)Each health board is to continue to make provision, or secure that provision is made, for the purpose of protecting public health in its area.

(2)Subsection (1) is without prejudice to section 2A of the 1978 Act (duty of health boards to promote improvement in the health of the people of Scotland).

(3)Anything done by a health board in the exercise of functions under this Act is to be regarded as done in exercise of functions of the Scottish Ministers conferred on the health board by the order under section 2(1)(a) of the 1978 Act which constituted the board.

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