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Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Section 5 - Well-being duty

6.Section 5 requires persons exercising functions under the Act to promote the well-being of people who need care and support and carers who need support.

7.This overarching well-being duty applies to all persons and bodies exercising functions under this Act, including the Welsh Ministers, local authorities, Local Health Boards (LHBs) and other statutory agencies.

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