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Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001

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31Arrangements entered into by local authority or health body: services to be registered

Where, in the performance of their functions—

(a)a local authority; or

(b)a health body,

make arrangements with any person for that person to provide a care service, they shall ensure that the service, when provided, is registered under this Part.

32Giving of notice

(1)In this Part and Part 2 of this Act, any reference to a notice being given to a person providing, or seeking to provide, a care service shall be construed as a reference to its being—

(a)delivered, where the person is—

(i)an individual, to that individual;

(ii)a body corporate, to the secretary or clerk of that body; or

(iii)a firm, to a partner of that firm; or

(b)sent by post, properly addressed to the person, in a registered letter or by the recorded delivery service,

but a notice sent by post shall be deemed not given until the third day after the day of posting.

(2)For the purposes of subsection (1) above, a letter is properly addressed to—

(a)a body corporate, if addressed to the body at its registered or principal office;

(b)a firm, if addressed to the firm at its principal office; or

(c)any other person, if addressed to the person at the address last known.

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