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Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 21 – Failure to agree arrangements

38.Where suitable arrangements for the undertaking of assessments cannot be agreed between local mental health partners section 21 allows the Welsh Ministers to determine the arrangements for the local authority area. During any such time when there are no arrangements in place, it is important to ensure that individuals are able to make a request for assessment if they believe they stand in need of such an assessment, and LHBs will be responsible for undertaking assessments in these circumstances.

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