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(1)For the purposes of this Act, a “protected adult” is an individual aged 16 or over who is provided with—
(a)a service by a person carrying on—
(i)a support service,
(ii)an adult placement service,
(iii)a care home service, or
(iv)a housing support service,
which is registered under Part 1 of the 2001 Act,
(b)a prescribed service—
(i)by a health body acting in exercise of functions conferred by the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29),
(ii)which is secured by a health body acting in exercise of such functions,
(iii)by an independent hospital,
(iv)by a private psychiatric hospital,
(v)by an independent clinic, or
(vi)by an independent medical agency,
(c)a community care service—
(ii)in respect of which a council has made a direct payment, or
(d)a prescribed welfare service.
(2)Ministers may by order modify subsection (1) in order to change the definition of “protected adult” as they think appropriate.
(3)Expressions used in paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (1) have the same meaning as in the 2001 Act.
(4)In subsection (1)(c)—
“community care service” has the same meaning as in the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49),
“direct payment” means a payment made under section 12B of that Act.
(5)In subsection (1)(d), “welfare service” includes any service which provides support, assistance, advice or counselling to individuals with particular needs.
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