15.Other provisions in the Act include:
powers to enable local authorities to make grants in respect of child care and family support and in some care services, make direct payments to children;
a power to enable local authorities in Scotland to employ nurses to provide nursing care in any residential accommodation they may provide;
a power to enable Scottish Ministers to delegate a power to make grants and loans for social work;
an amendment to section 29 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 dealing with local authority provision of after-care for children formerly looked after by local authorities;
an increase to the age limit of children for whom local authorities may pay discretionary maintenance allowance to relatives or friends who look after them;
a power to put beyond doubt that under a Child Protection Order granted under section 57 of the Children (Scotland) Act a child may be removed to a suitable place that is not medical premises; and
powers dealing with the appointment and payment of fees and expenses for safeguarders and training for safeguarders and Children’s Panel Advisory Committee members.