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(1)The Scottish Ministers may, whether or not they have given a direction under section 8(2), in writing direct that a function of a health board or, as the case may be, of a local authority be exercised instead by a person specified in the direction.
(2)But, where a direction under section 8(2) has been given, they may not give a direction under subsection (1)—
(a)before the expiry of the period specified in the direction under that section; or
(b)where that period has not expired, without withdrawing that direction under section 8(4).
(3)The persons who may be specified in a direction under subsection (1) are one or more of the following—
(a)a health board;
(b)the common services agency;
(c)a local authority;
(d)an employee of—
(i)a health board;
(ii)the agency; or
(iii)a local authority;
(e)a member of staff of the Scottish Administration;
(f)such other person Ministers consider appropriate.
(4)A direction under subsection (1) must specify—
(a)the function of the board or, as the case may be, of the authority to which it applies;
(b)the person by whom the function is to be exercised;
(c)the period for which that person is to exercise that function;
(d)the extent to which that person is to exercise that function; and
(e)any other conditions imposed by the Scottish Ministers as they consider appropriate.
(5)The Scottish Ministers may from time to time vary or withdraw a direction under subsection (1).
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