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Part 4 SHealth Board and local authority functions

Chapter 2SLocal authority functions

Co-operation and assistanceS

30Co-operation with Health Boards and othersS

(1)In providing services for a person under any of sections 25 to 27 of this Act, a local authority shall co-operate with any—

(a)Health Boards;

(b)Special Health Boards;

(c)National Health Service trusts; or

(d)voluntary organisations,

that appear to the authority to have an interest, power or duty mentioned in subsection (2) below.

[F1(1A)If, in pursuance of an integration scheme prepared under section 1 or 2 of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014, a local authority delegates the carrying out any of the functions conferred by sections 25 to 27 of this Act—

(a)subsection (1) applies to the person to whom the functions are delegated as it applies to a local authority; and

(b)the person to whom the functions are delegated must co-operate with the local authority if it appears to the person that the authority has an interest, power or duty mentioned in subsection (2)(b) below.]

(2)Such an interest, power or duty is—

(a)an interest in the provision of services by the local authority under any of sections 25 to 27 of this Act; or

(b)a power or duty to provide or secure the provision of services, or an interest in the provision of services,

for the person.

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

Commencement Information

I1S. 30 in force at 5.10.2005 by S.S.I. 2005/161, art. 3 (as substituted (1.7.2005) by S.S.I. 2005/375, art. 2 and as amended (22.9.2005) by S.S.I. 2005/459, art. 2)