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Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 43 – Amendment of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970

76.This section amends the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 so that the functions of a local authority under Parts 1, 2 and 3 of this Measure are social services functions. One of the effects of amending the 1970 Act in this way is that directions can be given to local authorities by the Welsh Ministers under section 7 of that Act.

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