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Health and Social Care Act 2008

The Care Quality Commission

89.Part 1 of the Act extends to England and Wales only, with the exception of three sections, namely the general interpretation section and the sections which permit the Commission to make arrangements with Ministers of the Crown and Northern Ireland Ministers to perform certain functions on their behalf. The general interpretation section has a UK extent. The other two sections extend respectively to the whole of the UK (in the case of Ministers of the Crown) and to England and Wales and Northern Ireland (in the case of Northern Ireland Ministers).

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