Paragraph 31 – The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c.49).
821.Section 27(1)(b)(iii) and (iv) of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 provide that every local authority must supervise, and provide advice, guidance and assistance to offenders subject to: a community service order; a probation order which includes an unpaid work requirement; or a supervised attendance order. Paragraph 31(2) amends section 27(1)(b)(iii) replacing the references to probation order and community service order with community payback order imposing an unpaid work and other activity requirement. Section 27(1)(b)(iv) is repealed. Section 27(1)(b)(va) which refers to community reparation orders, is also repealed since the provisions in the 1995 Act relating to CROs are repealed.
822.Section 86 of the 1968 Act details the process to be followed in respect of the provision of accommodation and when determining the ordinary residence of a person subject to local authority supervision. Paragraph 31(3) inserts a reference to community payback order into subsection (3).