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National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1972

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50Interpretation of Part VII

(1)In this Part of this Act—

  • " action" includes failure to act, and other expressions connoting action shall be construed accordingly;

  • " the Commissioner " means the Health Service Commissioner for Scotland;

  • " person aggrieved" means the person who claims or is alleged to have sustained such injustice or hardship as is mentioned in section 45(2) of this Act.

(2)It is hereby declared that nothing in this Part of this Act authorises or requires the Commissioner to question the merits of a decision taken without maladministration by a body subject to investigation in the exercise of a discretion vested in that body.

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