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Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 3 – Duty to provide local primary mental health support services

9.Section 3 requires local mental health partners to provide primary mental health support services in accordance with their agreed scheme. By virtue of section 51(3) the duty to provide services can be discharged by making arrangements for provision by a third party, but the responsibility for provision of services remains with the local mental health partner.

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