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Community Care and Health (Scotland) Act 2002

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Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49)

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1(1)The 1968 Act is amended as follows.

(2)In section 12B(7) (which empowers a local authority to make direct payments to a person who is of a specified description, being a person in need, so that the person may secure the provision of a community care service), for the word “service” there is substituted “services”.

(3)In section 12C(2) (effect of direct payment on obligation of local authority with respect to the provision of the service to which it relates)—

(a)for the words “section 12B(1)” there is substituted “subsection (1) of section 12B”;

(b)after the word “relates” there is inserted “(except in so far as it is provided by them by virtue of that subsection)”; and

(c)for the words “the person’s own arrangements” there is substituted “that subsection”.

(4)In section 13A(2) (residential accommodation with nursing), the word “The”, where it first occurs, is repealed.

(5)In section 94(1) (interpretation), in paragraph (c) of the definition of “prescribed”, after the word “sections” there is inserted “12(3A),”.

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