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

Section 9: Local Commissioning Groups

Requires the Regional Board to appoint a prescribed number of Local Commissioning Groups and provides that in exercising their functions, these groups should have regard to, inter alia, improving the health and social well-being of people in the area within which the Local Commissioning Group exercises its functions and improving the availability and quality of health and social care in that area.

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