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Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 51 – General interpretation

88.This section provides the meaning of various terms used throughout the Measure.

89.The purpose of subsection (3) is that whenever reference is made in the Measure to the provision of a service by a person, it is also read as meaning the provision of a service under arrangements made by that person.

90.Subsection (5) confirms that (unless the context otherwise requires) a care coordinator acts on behalf of the relevant mental health service provider with the responsibility for appointing them, when they perform their functions.

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