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All local authority circulars

Local authority circulars (LACs) are issued by the Department of Health (DH) or by the Department for Education.  Some are issued jointly.  Recent DH and jointly-issued LACs are displayed here. Use the publications and letters library to find earlier ones. From 1 January 2007, DH LAC series numbers are indicated by (DH) in the series number.

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Contact details for obtaining hard-copy DH publications.

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