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Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 11 – Detection of vision problems in children

34.Section 11 makes provision in relation to the detection of vision problems in children. It does so by placing a duty on Scottish Ministers, inserted at section 38B of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, to provide for the detection of vision problems in children, to such an extent as they consider necessary to meet all reasonable requirements.

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