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Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 6 – Assistance and support

55.This section inserts new section 17Q into the 1978 Act. The new section enables a Health Board to provide assistance and support (including financial assistance) to those providing, or proposing to provide, primary medical services under a GMS contract or section 17C arrangements. The terms on which such assistance and support are given, including terms as to payment, are a matter for the Health Board.

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