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Care of persons with a mental handicap or mental illness in Scotland

statement for 1988-89 prepared pursuant to Section 11 of the DisabledPersons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 : presented pursuant to c. 33 1986 Section 11(1) ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 26th July 1990.

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Published by HMSO in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Series[H.C.] -- 545
ContributionsGreat Britain. Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986., Great Britain. Scottish Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination13p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14919213M
ISBN 100102545901
OCLC/WorldCa25284490

Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act , Part 6 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 02 May There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations.


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