S140 Mental Health Act 1983

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Section 140 of the Act, CCGs have a duty to notify local authorities in their areas of arrangements which are in force for the reception of patients in cases of special urgency or the provision of appropriate accommodation or facilities specifically designed for patients under the age of 18.

The duty of NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to notify local authorities in their areas of arrangements for admitting people in cases of special urgency or requiring appropriate accommodation or facilities designed for children and young people under the age of 18.

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