Health Act 2004

Informal arrangements between Executive and local authorities concerning performance of functions.

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9.—(1) If a local authority is of the opinion that it would be convenient if duties relating to its functions were carried out by an employee of the Executive, those duties may, without an agreement being entered into under section 8 , be assigned by the Executive to any of its employees in the same way as duties relating to its functions.

(2) If the Executive is of the opinion that it would be convenient if duties relating to its functions were carried out by an employee of a local authority, those duties may, without an agreement being entered into under section 8 , be assigned by the local authority to any of its employees in the same way as duties relating to the functions of the local authority.

(3) Duties assigned in accordance with this section may be carried out by the employees to whom they are so assigned.