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Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001

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44Register of social workers and of other social service workers

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(1)The Council shall maintain a register of—

(a)social workers;

(b)social service workers of any other description prescribed; and

(c)persons—

(i)participating in a course, approved by it under section 54(1) of this Act, for those wishing to become; or

(ii)employed in positions probationary to their becoming,

social workers or social service workers of such other description.

(2)There shall be a separate part of the register for social workers, for each description of social service workers prescribed by virtue of paragraph (b) of subsection (1) above and for such persons as are mentioned in paragraph (c) of that subsection.

(3)It may be prescribed that as from a specified date a specified part of the register shall be closed, so that on and after that date no further persons shall be registered in that part.

(4)The Scottish Ministers shall consult the Council and such other persons, or groups of persons, as they consider appropriate before making, varying or revoking an order by virtue of this section.

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