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The duty as defined in Clause 1(1) would require clinical services commissioners to arrange for the provision of palliative services,
“to such extent as it considers necessary and appropriate”.
That is not a particularly specific duty in relation to anything else in the Bill. I do not quite follow the argument that if something as specific as the Bill was put into primary legislation, it would create a dangerous precedent—an anomaly, or whatever. The duty is widely expressed here and not particularly specific: they must consider it necessary and appropriate.