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Health and Social Care (Reform) Act (Northern Ireland) 2009

Section 1: Restructuring of administration of health and social care

Provides for the restructuring of the administration of health and social care.  It provides for the dissolution of the Health and Social Services Councils, Central Services Agency, Health and Social Services Boards, and Mental Health Commission.    It also provides that Health and Social Services trusts will be known as Health and Social Care trusts, special health and social services agencies will be known as special health and social care agencies, and the Health and Personal Social Services Regulation and Improvement Authority will be known as the Health and Social Care Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority.

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