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Part 2 SGeneral dental services, general ophthalmic services, personal dental services etc.

11Detection of vision problems in childrenS

After section 38A of the 1978 Act, insert—

38BDetection of vision problems in children

(1)It is the duty of the Scottish Ministers, to such extent as they consider necessary to meet all reasonable requirements, to provide for the detection of vision problems in children.

(2)In this section, “children” means persons under the age of 16 years..

Commencement Information

I1S. 11 in force at 17.10.2005 by S.S.I. 2005/492, art. 3(a), Sch. 1