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(1)In exercising the functions conferred on them by virtue of this Act, each—
(a)health board; and
must co-operate with any relevant person that appears to the board or, as the case may be, authority to have an interest in or a function relating to the protection of public health.
(2)In subsection (1), a “relevant person” is—
(a)a health board;
(b)a special health board;
(c)a local authority;
(d)the common services agency;
(e)the Scottish Ministers.
(3)Subsection (1) is without prejudice to section 13 of the 1978 Act (duty of health boards and local authorities to co-operate to secure and advance the health of the people of Scotland).
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