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Scottish Board of Health Act 1919

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General powers and duties of Board in relation to health.

2It shall be the duty of the Board in the exercise and performance of any powers and duties transferred to or conferred on them by or in pursuance of this Act to take all such steps as may be desirable to secure the effective carrying out and co-ordination of measures conducive to the health of the people, including measures for the prevention and cure of diseases, the initiation and direction of research, the treatment of physical and mental defects, the collection preparation and publication of information and statistics, and the training of persons for health services.

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