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Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 11: Treatment time guarantee: guidance and directions

34.Section 11(1) provides that that Health Boards must have regard to any guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers in terms of the treatment time guarantee.

35.Section 11(2) provides that the Scottish Ministers may direct a Health Board to take action specified in the directions in relation to the guarantee.

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