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Health and Social Care Act 2001

Section 39: Assessing pilot schemes

184.Section 39 provides that the Secretary of State or National Assembly for Wales may not bring into effect section 40 (which deals with the provision of Local Pharmaceutical Services otherwise than under pilot schemes) unless they are satisfied that pilot schemes have shown that the continued provision of Local Pharmaceutical Services would be in the interests of the health service (or any part of it). The Secretary of State or National Assembly for Wales must have regard, in particular to the results of reviews of pilot schemes required under section 31.

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