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Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Consultation with Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Section 10Z19 – Duty of HIS to consult the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

265.This section provides that HIS must consult the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland (MWCS) where HIS is exercising its functions in relation to the provision of guidance, advice or information and considers it appropriate to do so, having regard the MWCS’ similar powers to promote best practice.

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