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Local Authority Social Services Act 1970

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7In section 46(1) of the Local Government Act 1958 (functions of a county council under certain enactments may be exercised by council of county district for which delegation scheme under that section is in force) for paragraph (a) there shall be substituted—

(a)Part III of the National Health Service Act 1946, section 1 of the National Health Service (Family Planning) Act 1967 and sections 10, 11 and 12 of the Health Services and Public Health Act 1968 (midwifery services, health visiting, district nursing and prevention of illness and care and after-care of the sick), except functions under section 27 of the said Act of 1946 (ambulance services) and section 29 thereof (domestic help for certain households) and any functions under section 22 of that Act (care of certain mothers and young children) or section 12 of the said Act of 1968 which immediately after the coming into operation of a scheme made by the council of that district in pursuance of section 10(2) of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 were not exercisable by the council of that district by virtue of the delegation scheme ;and for paragraph (d) there shall be substituted—

(d)sections 12 to 18 of the Mental Health Act 1959, section 23 of that Act so far as it relates to offences under sections 14 to 18 thereof or any enactment applied by those sections, sections 28(2), 37, 47(3) and 56(2)(d) of that Act and, in its application to offences relating to a mental nursing home or a patient admissible to, or receiving treatment in or at, such a home, section 131 of that Act.

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