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4(1)The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 is amended as follows.
(2)In section 10(3A) (construction of the expression “voluntary organisation the sole or primary object of which is to promote social welfare"), for the words “an adoption society approved under Part I of the Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978" there is substituted “ a person providing, as mentioned in section 2(11)(b) of the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 8), an adoption service registered under Part 1 of that Act ”.
(3)In section 13A, for subsection (2) there is substituted—
“(2)The arrangements made by virtue of subsection (1) above shall be made with a voluntary or other organisation or other person, being an organisation or person providing—
(a)an independent health care service which is a private psychiatric hospital; or
(b)a care home service.
(2A)Expressions used in subsection (2) above have the same meanings as in the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 8).”.
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