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Health and Social Care Act 2008

Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence

Section 117: Duty to inform and consult the public

363.Section 117 inserts a new section 26B into the Health Care Professions Act 2002, which imposes a duty on the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence to publish, or provide in a suitable manner, information about itself and the carrying out of its functions. It also imposes a duty on the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence to seek the views of members of the public, and bodies which appear to it to represent the interests of patients, on issues relating to the Council’s functions.

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