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SCHEDULE 1SDeer Commission for Scotland: modifications of enactments

(introduced by section 1)

Natural Heritage (Scotland) Act 1991 (c. 28)S

1The Natural Heritage (Scotland) Act 1991 is amended as follows.S

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I1Sch. 1 para. 1 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

2In section 1 (establishment of Scottish Natural Heritage)—S

(a)in subsection (1), after “be” where it third occurs insert—

(a)in relation to natural heritage, those specified in subsection (1A) below,

(b)in relation to deer, those specified in section 1(1) of the Deer (Scotland) Act 1996 (c. 58).

(1A)SNH's general aims and purposes in relation to natural heritage are—,

(b)after subsection (3) insert—

(4)In this Act, “natural heritage functions”, in relation to SNH, does not include the functions in relation to deer conferred on it by or under the Deer (Scotland) Act 1996 (c. 58) or any other enactment other than one in this Act..

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I2Sch. 1 para. 2 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

3In section 2 (general functions of SNH), in subsection (1)—S

(a)in paragraph (b), after “its” where it second occurs insert “ natural heritage ”,

(b)in paragraph (c)—

(i)for “research”, where it first and second occurs, substitute “ any research, inquiry or investigation ”,

(ii)after “its” where it second and third occurs insert “ natural heritage ”,

(iii)for “itself” substitute “ , inquiry or investigation itself or in collaboration with any other person ”.

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I3Sch. 1 para. 3 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

4In section 3 (duty to take account of certain matters), in subsection (1), after “its” insert “ natural heritage ”.S

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I4Sch. 1 para. 4 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

Deer (Scotland) Act 1996 (c. 58)S

5The Deer (Scotland) Act 1996 is amended as follows.S

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I5Sch. 1 para. 5 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

6For “the Commission” and “the Commission's”, wherever those words occur (except in sections 24 and 27 and in the entry relating to section 24(b) in Schedule 3), substitute respectively “ SNH ” and “ SNH's ”.S

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I6Sch. 1 para. 6 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

7For the title of Part 1 substitute “ Scottish Natural Heritage's deer functions ”.S

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I7Sch. 1 para. 7 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

8(1)Section 1 (the Deer Commission for Scotland) is amended as follows.S

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for the words from the beginning to “shall” where it second occurs substitute “ Scottish Natural Heritage (in this Act referred to as “SNH”) has the following general aims and purposes in relation to deer ”,

(b)in paragraph (a), after “Act,” insert “ to ”,

(c)in paragraph (b), at the beginning insert “ to ” and for “them” substitute “ it ”.

(3)After subsection (1) insert—

(1A)In this Act references to SNH's deer functions are to the functions relating to deer conferred on it by or under this Act or any other enactment..

(4)In subsection (2), for “their” substitute “ its deer ”.

(5)Subsections (3) to (7) are repealed.

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I8Sch. 1 para. 8 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

9In section 2 (advice and annual reports)—S

(a)in subsection (1)(a), for “them” substitute “ it ”,

(b)subsections (2) and (3) are repealed.

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I9Sch. 1 para. 9 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

10In section 3 (power to facilitate exercise of functions)—S

(a)in subsection (1), before “functions” insert “ deer ”,

(b)in subsection (2), for “their” substitute “ its ”.

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I10Sch. 1 para. 10 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

11In section 4 (appointment of panels)—S

(a)in subsection (1), for “they consider” insert “ it considers ”,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “they think” substitute “ it thinks ”,

(ii)for “their” substitute “ its ”,

(c)in subsection (3)—

(i)for “have” substitute “ has ”,

(ii)for “they” substitute “ it ”,

(d)in subsection (6), before “functions” insert “ deer ”.

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I11Sch. 1 para. 11 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

12In section 5 (close seasons)—S

(a)in subsection (3), for “they” in both places substitute “ it ”,

(b)in subsection (4), for “have” substitute “ has ”,

(c)in subsection (6), for “they are” substitute “ it is ”.

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I12Sch. 1 para. 12 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

13In section 7 (control agreements)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “are” where it first occurs substitute “ is ”,

(ii)for “they” substitute “ it ”,

(b)in subsection (3), for “they” substitute “ it ”,

(c)in subsection (4)—

(i)for “they have” substitute “ it has ”,

(ii)for “consider” substitute “ considers ”.

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I13Sch. 1 para. 13 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

14In section 8 (control schemes)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “are” where it first occurs substitute “ is ”,

(ii)for “they” where it first occurs substitute “ it ”,

(iii)for “they consider” substitute “ it considers ”,

(b)in subsection (8)—

(i)for “are” in both places substitute “ is ”,

(ii)for “they” in both places substitute “ it ”.

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I14Sch. 1 para. 14 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

15In section 9 (recovery of control scheme expenses)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “their” substitute “ its ”,

(ii)for “them” substitute “ it ”,

(b)in subsections (2) and (5), for “their” substitute “ its ”.

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I15Sch. 1 para. 15 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

16In section 10 (emergency measures)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “are” where it first occurs substitute “ is ”,

(ii)in paragraph (b), for “their” substitute “ its ”,

(b)in subsection (2), for “are” substitute “ is ”,

(c)in subsection (3), for “them” substitute “ it ”,

(d)in subsection (4), for “their” substitute “ its ”,

(e)in subsection (5), for “them” substitute “ it ”,

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(i)for “intend” substitute “ intends ”,

(ii)for “are” substitute “ is ”,

(iii)for “they” where it first occurs substitute “ it ”,

(iv)for “their” substitute “ its ”,

(v)for “they consider” substitute “ it considers ”,

(g)in subsection (8), for “their” insert “ its ”.

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I16Sch. 1 para. 16 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

17In section 11 (application of section 10 in relation to natural heritage), for “are” where it first and third occurs substitute “ is ”.S

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I17Sch. 1 para. 17 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

18In section 12 (power to provide services and equipment etc.)—S

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(b)in subsection (4), for “them” substitute “ it ”.

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I18Sch. 1 para. 18 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

19In section 15 (power to enter on land), in subsection (3)(b), for “their” substitute “ its ”.S

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I19Sch. 1 para. 19 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

20In section 16 (service of notices), in subsection (5), for “their” substitute “ its ”.S

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I20Sch. 1 para. 20 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

21In section 18 (taking or killing deer at night), in subsection (2), for “they are” substitute “ it is ”.S

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I21Sch. 1 para. 21 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

22In section 37 (restrictions on granting certain authorisations)—S

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(c)in subsection (5), for “they” substitute “ it ” and for “their” substitute “ its ”.

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I22Sch. 1 para. 22 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

23In section 39 (disposal of deer killed under authority), for “their” substitute “ its ”.S

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I23Sch. 1 para. 23 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

24In section 40 (returns of number of deer killed), in subsection (1), for “their” substitute “ its deer ”.S

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I24Sch. 1 para. 24 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

25Section 46 (financial provisions) is repealed.S

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I25Sch. 1 para. 25 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

26(1)Schedule 1 (Deer Commission for Scotland: supplementary provisions) is repealed.S

(2)Despite the repeal of paragraph 4 of Schedule 1, that paragraph continues to have effect in relation to the persons who were members of the Commission immediately before the date when section 1 comes into force.

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I26Sch. 1 para. 26 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

27In Schedule 2 (control schemes), in paragraph 1—S

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(b)for “they” substitute “ it ”.

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I27Sch. 1 para. 27 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 7)S

28In schedule 3 to the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (devolved public bodies), the entry relating to the Deer Commission for Scotland is repealed.S

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I28Sch. 1 para. 28 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (asp 11)S

29In schedule 2 to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (listed authorities), in Part 2, the entry relating to the Deer Commission for Scotland is repealed.S

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I29Sch. 1 para. 29 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 13)S

30In schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (Scottish public authorities), in Part 7, the entry relating to the Deer Commission for Scotland is repealed.S

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I30Sch. 1 para. 30 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 4)S

31In schedule 2 to the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (the specified authorities), the entry relating to the Deer Commission for Scotland is repealed.S

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I31Sch. 1 para. 31 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

SCHEDULE 2STransfer of Waterwatch Scotland functions: modifications of enactments

(introduced by section 3(6))

Part 1 SAmendments

Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 3)S

1The Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 is amended as follows.S

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I32Sch. 2 para. 1 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

2After section 2 (Water Customer Consultation Panels) insert—S

2ANational Consumer Council representations

(1)This section applies where the National Consumer Council (“the Council”) has exercised a function under section 8(1) of the Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007 (c. 17) (representative functions) in relation to the activities of Scottish Water.

(2)The persons listed in subsection (4) must have regard to any advice, information, proposal or representation made to them by the Council under section 8(1) of that Act.

(3)Any persons listed in subsection (4) to whom a proposal is made under section 8(1)(b) of that Act must, within 6 months of receipt, publish a summary of their responses to the proposal.

(4)The persons are—

(a)the Scottish Ministers,

(b)Scottish Water,

(c)the Water Industry Commission,

(d)the Drinking Water Quality Regulator for Scotland,

(e)the Scottish Environment Protection Agency..

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I33Sch. 2 para. 2 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

3In section 4 (power of the Commission to require information) after subsection (3) insert—S

(4)Scottish Water must comply with any direction given to it by the Commission under section 25(5) of the Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007 (enforcement by regulator of notice to provide the National Consumer Council with information)..

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I34Sch. 2 para. 3 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

4In section 5 (annual reports by, and information from, the Commission), in subsection (2)—S

(a)in paragraph (a)(i), for “representations made to it by a Customer Panel” substitute “ advice, information or representation made to it by the National Consumer Council under section 8(1)(a) or (c) of the Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007 (representative functions) ”,

(b)in paragraph (a)(ii), for “recommendations made to it under section 2(4)” substitute “ proposals made to it under section 8(1)(b) of that Act ”,

(c)in paragraph (b)—

(i)after “such” insert “ advice, information, proposal or ”,

(ii)the words “or recommendation” are repealed.

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I35Sch. 2 para. 4 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

5In section 6 (funding of the Commission), after subsection (2) insert—S

(2A)Scottish Water must make to the National Consumer Council, in respect of the Council's expenses (as respects its activities relating to Scottish Water), payments of such amounts, and at such times, as the Scottish Ministers may direct.

(2B)Before making a direction under subsection (2A), the Scottish Ministers must consult the Council..

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I36Sch. 2 para. 5 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

6In the title to section 6 (funding of the Commission), after “Commission” insert “ and the National Consumer Council ”.S

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I37Sch. 2 para. 6 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

7In the title to Part 1 (Water Industry Commission and Customer Panels), for “Customer Panels” substitute “ the representation of consumers ”.S

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I38Sch. 2 para. 7 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

8In section 27 (approval of customer standards code)—S

(a)in subsection (1), for “each Water Customer Consultation Panel” substitute “ the National Consumer Council ”,

(b)in subsection (4), for “each Water Customer Consultation Panel” substitute “ the National Consumer Council ”.

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I39Sch. 2 para. 8 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

9In section 28 (consultation code), in subsection (3)(a)—S

(a)for “each Water Customer Consultation Panel” substitute “ the National Consumer Council ”,

(b)for “any Panel” substitute “ the Council ”.

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I40Sch. 2 para. 9 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

10In section 29B (determination of maximum charges), in subsection (4)(a), for sub-paragraph (iii) substitute—S

(iii)the National Consumer Council,.

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I41Sch. 2 para. 10 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

11In section 29D(5) (statements regarding charges), for paragraph (b) substitute—S

(b)the National Consumer Council,.

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I42Sch. 2 para. 11 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

12In section 56A (directions may set objectives), in subsection (4), for the words “Convener” to “whole)” substitute “ National Consumer Council ”.S

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I43Sch. 2 para. 12 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

13In section 57 (information and reports), in subsection (6)(a), for “Convener of the Water Customer Consultation Panels” substitute “ National Consumer Council ”.S

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I44Sch. 2 para. 13 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 3)S

14In section 19 of the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (disconnections code), in subsection (4), for paragraph (c) substitute—S

(c)the National Consumer Council;.

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I45Sch. 2 para. 14 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007 (c. 17)S

15The Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007 is amended as follows.S

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I46Sch. 2 para. 15 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

F116. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .S

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19In section 24(9) (provision of information to the Council), after paragraph (c) insert—S

(ca)the Water Industry Commission for Scotland;.

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I47Sch. 2 para. 19 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

20In section 25 (enforcement by regulator of Council notice requiring the provision of information), at the appropriate place in the table in subsection (3) insert—S

Scottish Water.The Water Industry Commission for Scotland..
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I48Sch. 2 para. 20 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

Part 2 SRepeals

21The enactments referred to in the first column of the following table are repealed to the extent specified in the second column.S

EnactmentExtent of repeal
Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 3)

Section 2.

Section 6A.

Section 6B.

Section 6C.

In schedule 1, Part 2.

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (asp 11)In schedule 2, paragraph 21B.
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 13)In schedule 1, paragraph 62B.Section 3.
Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 3)

Section 3.

In schedule 5, paragraph 7(3).

In schedule 5, sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph 8.

In schedule 5, sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph 9.

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I49Sch. 2 para. 21 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(d)

SCHEDULE 3SDissolution of Waterwatch Scotland: arrangements for staff, property etc.

(introduced by section 3(7))

Transfer of staffS

1With effect from the date on which section 3 comes into force, any person—S

(a)employed by Waterwatch Scotland Limited, and

(b)who is, in the opinion of the Convener of the Water Customer Consultation Panels (in this schedule referred to as “the Convener”), primarily involved in assisting with the exercise of the functions of the Convener described in section 6A of the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 (Convener to investigate complaints),

is transferred to the employment of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman.

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I50Sch. 3 para. 1 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(e)

2(1)With effect from the date on which section 3 comes into force, any person—S

(a)employed by Waterwatch Scotland Limited, and

(b)who is, in the opinion of the Convener, primarily involved in assisting with the exercise of the representative functions of the Convener,

is transferred to the employment of the National Consumer Council.

(2)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1), the “representative functions” of the Convener are those functions relating to the representation of the views and interests of persons whose premises—

(a)are connected to the public water supply system or the public sewerage system (within the meaning of Part 2 of the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 3)) or both, or

(b)might reasonably become connected to either or both of those systems.

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I51Sch. 3 para. 2 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(e)

3(1)This paragraph applies to any person who—S

(a)is (immediately before section 3 comes into force) employed by Waterwatch Scotland Limited, and

(b)in the opinion of the Convener, does not fall within the description of a person whose employment is to be transferred by virtue of paragraph 1 or 2(1).

(2)The Convener must specify whether the person's employment is to transfer to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman or to the National Consumer Council.

(3)With effect from the date on which section 3 comes into force, the person is transferred to the employment of the employer specified by the Convener under sub-paragraph (2).

(4)For the purposes of paragraphs 4 to 6—

(a)a person who is transferred to the employment of the Scottish Public Service Ombudsman by virtue of this paragraph is to be treated as though the transfer was by virtue of paragraph 1, and

(b)a person who is transferred to the employment of the National Consumer Council by virtue of this paragraph is to be treated as though the transfer was by virtue of paragraph 2(1).

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I52Sch. 3 para. 3 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(e)

4The contract of employment of a person transferred by virtue of paragraph 1 or 2(1)—S

(a)is not terminated by the transfer, and

(b)has effect from the date of transfer as if originally made between the transferred person and the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman or, as the case may be, the National Consumer Council.

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I53Sch. 3 para. 4 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(e)

5Without prejudice to paragraph 4, where a person is transferred—S

(a)by virtue of paragraph 1—

(i)all the rights, powers, duties and liabilities of Waterwatch Scotland Limited under or in connection with the person's contract of employment are transferred to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman on the date of the transfer, and

(ii)anything done before that date by or in relation to Waterwatch Scotland Limited in respect of the person or the contract is to be treated from that date as having been done by or in relation to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman,

(b)by virtue of paragraph 2(1)—

(i)all the rights, powers, duties and liabilities of Waterwatch Scotland Limited under or in connection with the person's contract of employment are transferred to the National Consumer Council on the date of the transfer, and

(ii)anything done before that date by or in relation to Waterwatch Scotland Limited in respect of the person or the contract is to be treated from that date as having been done by or in relation to the National Consumer Council.

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I54Sch. 3 para. 5 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(e)

6Paragraphs 1 to 5 do not affect any right of any person so transferred to terminate the person's contract of employment if the terms and conditions of employment are changed substantially to the detriment of the person; but any such change is not to be taken to have occurred by reason only that the identity of the person's employer changes by virtue of those paragraphs.S

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I55Sch. 3 para. 6 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(e)

Transfer of property etc.S

7(1)With effect from the date on which section 3(1) comes into force all property (including rights) and liabilities of Waterwatch Scotland Limited held, used or, as the case may be, incurred by Waterwatch Scotland Limited for the purposes of or in connection with the exercise of the Convener's functions under section 6A of the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002, are transferred to and vest in the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman.S

(2)With effect from the date on which section 3(3) comes into force all property (including rights) and liabilities of Waterwatch Scotland Limited held, used or, as the case may be, incurred by Waterwatch Scotland Limited for the purposes of or in connection with the exercise of functions other than those of the Convener mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) are transferred to and vest in the National Consumer Council.

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I56Sch. 3 para. 7 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(e)

Transfer of undetermined complaintsS

8(1)This paragraph applies in relation to any complaint (“an undetermined complaint”)—S

(a)made or referred to the Convener under section 6A of the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002,

(b)which has not been determined by the Convener before the date on which section 3(1) comes into force, and

(c)which cannot otherwise be determined (but for sub-paragraph (2)) by the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (“the Ombudsman”) under the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002.

(2)For the purpose of enabling an undetermined complaint to continue to be dealt with, section 6A of the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 continues in force despite its repeal and has effect as it had effect immediately before its repeal but—

(a)as if any reference in it to the Convener were a reference to the Ombudsman, and

(b)subject to such further modifications (if any) as may be made by virtue of section 132.

(3)For the purposes of this paragraph a complaint is determined by the Convener if the Convener—

(a)has decided to conduct an investigation in relation to the complaint and that investigation is concluded, or

(b)has decided not to investigate in relation to the complaint.

(4)Nothing in this paragraph affects the validity of anything done (or having effect as if done) by or in relation to an undetermined complaint by the Convener under the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 before the repeal of section 6A of that Act by this Act.

(5)Anything (including legal proceedings) which, at that time, is in the process of being done by or in relation to the Convener may, so far as it relates to an undetermined complaint, be continued by or in relation to the Ombudsman.

(6)Anything done (or having effect as if done) by or in relation to the Convener in relation to an undetermined complaint has effect as if done by or in relation to the Ombudsman in so far as that is required for continuing its effect on or after that time.

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I57Sch. 3 para. 8 in force at 15.8.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/278, art. 2(e)

SCHEDULE 4SRegulation of officers of court: modifications of enactments

(introduced by section 13)

Part 1 SAmendments

Debtors (Scotland) Act 1987 (c. 18)S

1Part 5 of the Debtors (Scotland) Act 1987 is amended as follows.S

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I58Sch. 4 para. 1 in force at 31.1.2011 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

I59Sch. 4 para. 1 in force at 1.4.2011 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(2)(3), Sch. 2

2In section 75 (regulation of organisation, training, conduct and procedure of officers of court)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)after paragraph (f) insert—

(fa)regulate their conduct in exercising their extra-official functions;,

(ii)after paragraph (h) insert—

(ha)prescribe the procedure in relation to an appeal under section 82 of this Act;,

(iii)in paragraph (j) for the words “for the keeping of accounts by them and the” substitute “ about their accounts and finances including the keeping and ”,

(iv)in paragraph (m) for “necessary or proper” substitute “ appropriate ”,

(b)in subsection (3) after “to” insert “ , or revoke, ”.

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I60Sch. 4 para. 2 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

3In section 76 (Advisory Council on Messengers-at Arms and Sheriff Officers)—S

(a)in subsection (2)(a)—

(i)the word “and” immediately following sub-paragraph (iii) is repealed,

(ii)after sub-paragraph (iv) add ; and

(v)such other persons (not falling within sub-paragraphs (i) to (iv) above) as the Lord President considers appropriate.,

(b)in subsection (5)—

(i)after “under” insert “ sub-paragraphs (i) to (iv) of ”,

(ii)for “that paragraph” substitute “ those sub-paragraphs. ”,

(c)in subsection (7), for “subsection (2)(a)” substitute “ subsection (2)(a)(i) to (iv) ”.

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I61Sch. 4 para. 3 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

4In section 79 (investigation of alleged misconduct)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)in paragraph (a) for “78(3) of this Act” substitute “ 66(3) of the Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 3) (in this Part “the 2007 Act”) ”,

(ii)the word “or” immediately following paragraph (b) is repealed,

(iii)after that paragraph insert—

(ba)details of a complaint about an officer of court are sent to the Lord President of the Court of Session or a sheriff principal under section 64 of the 2007 Act;,

(iv)after paragraph (c) add ; or

(d)any judge of the Court of Session, or a sheriff principal—

(i)becomes aware (whether by notification under subsection (1) of section 62 of the 2007 Act or otherwise) that an event mentioned in subsection (2) of that section has occurred in respect of an officer of court; and

(ii)considers that the occurrence of that event or the circumstances surrounding it, although falling short of misconduct and not involving the commission of an offence, gives rise to concerns about the officer, the officer's exercise of official functions or the officer's undertaking of extra-official activities.,

(b)subsection (7) is repealed,

(c)in subsection (9)—

(i)the words from “conduct” to the end of that subsection become paragraph (a) of the subsection,

(ii)after that paragraph add—

(b)failure to notify the Lord President of the Court of Session or the sheriff principal under subsection (1) of section 62 of the 2007 Act of the occurrence of an event mentioned in subsection (2) of that section;

(c)failure to provide information mentioned in subsection (1A) of section 63 of that Act required by virtue of regulations made under subsection (1) of that section;

(d)failure to comply with any code of practice or revised code of practice published under section 63A of that Act; and

(e)where a fee is due by virtue of rules made under subsection (1) of section 65A of that Act and a date as mentioned in subsection (2)(a) of that section has been specified by the rules, failure to pay the fee within 3 months of that date..

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I62Sch. 4 para. 4 in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(2)(3), Sch. 2

5In section 80 (courts' powers in relation to offences or misconduct)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)the words from “an” to the end of that subsection become paragraph (a) of the subsection,

(ii)after that paragraph add—

(b)an order mentioned in paragraph (aa) or (c) of subsection (5) below.,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)the words from “an” to the end of that subsection become paragraph (a) of the subsection,

(ii)after that paragraph add—

(b)an order in relation to the sheriff officer of a kind mentioned in paragraph (aa) or (c) of subsection (5) below.,

(c)after subsection (3) insert—

(3A)Where—

(a)a solicitor is appointed to investigate a matter in respect of a messenger-at-arms under section 79(2) of this Act; or

(b)the Court of Session becomes aware that a messenger-at-arms has been charged with an offence,

the Court of Session may make an order finding that the messenger-at-arms should be suspended from practice for such period as may be specified in the order or in an order extending such period.

(3B)Where—

(a)a solicitor is appointed to investigate a matter in respect of a sheriff officer under section 79(2) of this Act; or

(b)the sheriff principal from whom a sheriff officer holds a commission becomes aware that the sheriff officer has been charged with an offence,

the sheriff principal may make an order suspending the officer from practice for such period as may be specified in the order or in an order extending such period in that sheriffdom.,

(d)after subsection (4) insert—

(4A)Where the Court of Session at the end of disciplinary proceedings brought under subsection (3) of section 79 of this Act is satisfied that a concern mentioned in subsection (1)(d)(ii) of that section in relation to a messenger-at-arms is founded, the Court of Session may make an order under paragraph (a) or (aa) of subsection (5) below.,

(e)in subsection (5) after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)an order restricting—

(i)the functions which the messenger-at-arms may exercise; or

(ii)the activities which the messenger-at-arms may undertake,

for such period as may be specified in the order;,

(f)after subsection (6) insert—

(6A)Where the sheriff principal at the end of disciplinary proceedings brought under subsection (3) of section 79 of this Act is satisfied that a concern mentioned in subsection (1)(d)(ii) of that section in relation to a sheriff officer is founded, the sheriff principal may make, in relation to the sheriff officer, an order—

(a)of a kind mentioned in paragraph (aa) of subsection (5) above; or

(b)under paragraph (a) of subsection (7) below.,

(g)in subsection (7)(b) for “subsection (5)(b)” substitute “ subsection (5)(aa), (b), ”.

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I63Sch. 4 para. 5 in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(2)(3), Sch. 2

6In section 81 (provisions supplementary to section 80)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “section 80(1), (4)” substitute “ section 80(1)(a), (3A), (4), (4A) ”,

(ii)after paragraph (b) add—

(c)the professional association designated under section 63(1) of the 2007 Act.,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “section 80(2), (6)” substitute “ section 80(2)(a), (3B), (6), (6A) ”,

(ii)the word “and” immediately following paragraph (a) is repealed,

(iii)after paragraph (b) add , and

(c)the professional association designated under section 63(1) of the 2007 Act.,

(c)in subsection (3)—

(i)for “section 80(1), (2)” substitute “ section 80(1)(a), (2)(a), (3A), (3B) ”,

(ii)after “thereof” insert “ or of an order under subsection (4A) or (6A) of that section specified respectively in subsection (5)(a) or (7)(a) thereof ”.

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I64Sch. 4 para. 6 in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(2)(3), Sch. 2

7(1)In section 82 (appeals from certain decisions)—S

(a)the words from “An” to “Act” become subsection (1) of that section,

(b)after “under” insert “ section 77(1), ”,

(c)for the words “(4) or (6)” substitute “ (3A), (3B), (4), (4A), (6), (6A) or (8)(b) ”,

(d)the words from “but” to the end of the section are repealed,

(e)after subsection (1) (created under paragraph (a)) insert—

(2)The decision of the Inner House on an appeal under subsection (1) shall be final..

(2)In the sidenote to section 82, for “79(5) and 80” substitute “ 77, 79 and 80 ”.

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I65Sch. 4 para. 7 in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(2)(3), Sch. 2

8After section 86 insert—S

86AElectronic communications

In this Part, any reference to an admission in writing includes a reference to that admission being an electronic communication (within the meaning given by section 15(1) of the Electronic Communications Act 2000 (c. 7))..

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I66Sch. 4 para. 8 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 3)S

9The Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007 is amended as follows.S

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I67Sch. 4 para. 9 in force at 31.1.2011 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

I68Sch. 4 para. 9 in force at 1.4.2011 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(2)(3), Sch. 2

10For the title of Part 3 (“Enforcement”) substitute “ Officers of court ”.S

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I69Sch. 4 para. 10 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

11(1)In section 51 (information and annual report)—S

(a)subsection (1) is repealed,

(b)in subsection (2) for “The Commission” substitute “ The Advisory Council on Messengers-at-Arms and Sheriff Officers (the “Advisory Council”) ”,

(c)in subsection (3)—

(i)paragraph (a) is repealed,

(ii)in paragraph (b) for “judicial officers” substitute “ officers of court ”,

(iii)in that paragraph for “Commission” substitute “ Advisory Council ”,

(d)in subsection (4)—

(i)for “Commission” substitute “ Advisory Council ”,

(ii)for “a judicial officer” substitute “ the professional association designated by regulations under section 63(1)(a) ”,

(iii)for “it” substitute “ provided by virtue of regulations under section 63(1A) which the Advisory Council ”,

(e)in subsection (5) for “Commission” substitute “ Advisory Council ”,

(f)subsection (6) is repealed.

(2)In the title to section 51 for the words “Information and” substitute “ Advisory Council's ”.

(3)Immediately above section 51 insert the italic heading “ Advisory Council on Messengers-at-Arms and Sheriff Officers ”.

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I70Sch. 4 para. 11 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

12In section 53 (published information not to enable identification)—S

(a)paragraph (b) and the word “or” immediately preceding it are repealed,

(b)for “judicial officers” substitute “ officers of court ”.

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I71Sch. 4 para. 12 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

13(1)In section 61 (regulation of judicial officers)—S

(a)in subsections (1) and (2)(a) for “judicial officers” substitute “ officers of court ”,

(b)in subsection (2) paragraph (d) is repealed,

(c)in subsection (3) for “the Commission” substitute

(a)the Lord President of the Court of Session; and

(b)each sheriff principal..

(2)In the title to section 61 and the italic heading immediately preceding it for “judicial officers” substitute “ officers of court ”.

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I72Sch. 4 para. 13 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

14(1)In section 62 (duty to notify Commission of bankruptcy etc.)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “a judicial officer” substitute “ an officer of court ”,

(ii)for “notify the Commission in writing of it” substitute—

(a)in the case of a messenger-at-arms, notify the Lord President of the Court of Session in writing of the event;

(b)in the case of a sheriff officer, notify the sheriff principal from whom the officer holds a commission in writing of the event.,

(b)in subsection (2)(a), (f) and (g) for “judicial officer” substitute “ officer of court ”.

(2)In the title to section 62 for “Commission” substitute “ Lord President and sheriff principal ”.

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I73Sch. 4 para. 14 in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(2)(3), Sch. 2

15(1)In section 63 (judicial officers' professional association)—S

(a)in paragraph (a) of subsection (1)—

(i)after “association”, where it first occurs, insert “ (in this Part, the “professional association”) ”,

(ii)for “judicial officers” substitute “ officers of court ”,

(b)after subsection (1) insert—

(1A)Regulations under subsection (1) may require an officer of court to provide such information as the professional association reasonably considers necessary.,

(c)for subsection (2)(a) substitute—

(a)the Lord President of the Court of Session;

(aa)each sheriff principal;,

(d)in subsection (3) for “a judicial officer” substitute “ an officer of court ”.

(2)In the title to section 63 and the italic heading immediately preceding it for “Judicial officers'” substitute “ Officers of court's ”.

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I74Sch. 4 para. 15 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

16After section 63 insert—S

63ACode of practice

(1)The professional association—

(a)must prepare and publish a code of practice in relation to the functions of officers of court; and

(b)may prepare and publish such a code in relation to the undertaking of activities by such officers.

(2)The professional association may revise the whole or any part of a code published under this section.

(3)Where a code or any part of a code is revised under subsection (2), the professional association—

(a)in a case where the revision results in substantial changes, must publish the revised code;

(b)in any other case, may publish the revised code.

(4)The professional association must not publish a code of practice or a revised code of practice under this section without the prior approval of the Lord President of the Court of Session.

(5)The professional association must send a copy of each code of practice published under this section to—

(a)the Scottish Ministers;

(b)the Lord President of the Court of Session;

(c)each sheriff principal; and

(d)each officer of court..

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I75Sch. 4 para. 16 in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(2)(3), Sch. 2

17(1)In section 64 (duty of professional association to forward complaints to Commission)—S

(a)for “a judicial officer” substitute “ an officer of court ”,

(b)for “to the Commission” substitute—

(a)to the Lord President of the Court of Session;

(b)in the case of a complaint about a messenger-at-arms, to the sheriff principal from whom the messenger-at-arms holds a commission as a sheriff officer; and

(c)in the case of a complaint about a sheriff officer, to the sheriff principal from whom the sheriff officer holds a commission..

(2)In the title to section 64 the words “to Commission” are repealed.

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I76Sch. 4 para. 17 in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(2)(3), Sch. 2

18In section 65 (information from professional association)—S

(a)for “Commission”, where it first occurs, substitute “ Lord President of the Court of Session or any sheriff principal ”,

(b)for “Commission”, where it second occurs, substitute “ Lord President or, as the case may be, sheriff principal ”,

(c)in paragraph (b) for “67 of this Act” substitute “ 79(2) of the 1987 Act ”,

(d)for paragraph (c) substitute—

(c)any disciplinary proceedings brought under section 79(3) of that Act..

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I77Sch. 4 para. 18 in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(2)(3), Sch. 2

19After section 65 insert—S

Annual fee for officers of courtS
65AAnnual fee

(1)The professional association may make rules requiring every officer of court holding a commission to pay an annual fee to the association.

(2)Rules made under subsection (1) above may include provision—

(a)specifying the date by which the fee must be paid each year;

(b)specifying the manner in which it must be paid; and

(c)about any other matters in relation to the fee that the professional association considers appropriate.

(3)Rules under this section may be made only with the approval of the Lord President of the Court of Session..

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I78Sch. 4 para. 19 in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(2)(3), Sch. 2

20(1)In section 66 (inspection of judicial officer)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “Commission” substitute “ Lord President of the Court of Session or any sheriff principal ”,

(ii)for “a judicial officer” substitute “ an officer of court ”,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “Commission” substitute “ Lord President or, as the case may be, the sheriff principal ”,

(ii)for “judicial officer” substitute “ officer of court ”,

(c)in subsection (3) for “Commission” substitute “ Lord President or, as the case may be, the sheriff principal ”,

(d)in subsection (4) for “Commission” substitute “ Scottish Ministers ”.

(2)In the title to section 66 for “judicial officer” substitute “ officer of court ”.

(3)In the italic heading immediately preceding section 66 for “judicial officers” substitute “ officers of court ”.

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I79Sch. 4 para. 20 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

21(1)In section 75 (judicial officer's action void where officer has interest)—S

(a)in subsections (1), (4)(a) and (7) for “a judicial officer” substitute “ an officer of court ”,

(b)in subsection (2), for “A judicial officer” substitute “ An officer of court ”,

(c)in subsections (3)(a) and (6) for “judicial officer” substitute “ officer of court ”,

(d)in subsection (5), for “a judicial officer's” substitute “ an officer of court's ”.

(2)In the title to section 75 for “Judicial officer's” substitute “ Officer of court's ”.

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I80Sch. 4 para. 21 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

22In section 77 (effect of code of practice)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “A judicial officer” substitute “ An officer of court ”,

(ii)for the words “55 or 56” substitute “ 63A ”,

(b)in subsection (2), for “a judicial officer” substitute “ an officer of court ”,

(c)for paragraph (b) of subsection (4) substitute—

(b)a relevant court (within the meaning of subsection (8) of section 79 of the 1987 Act (investigation of alleged misconduct)) in disciplinary proceedings under that section;.

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I81Sch. 4 para. 22 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

23In section 78 (electronic publications and communications) the words “admission or representation”, in both places where they occur, are repealed.S

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I82Sch. 4 para. 23 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

24(1)In the provisions listed in sub-paragraph (2) for “judicial officer” substitute “ officer of court ”.S

(2)The provisions referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are sections 83(5), 176(2), 177(1) and (3) to (8), 178(1) to (4), 179(1) to (4), 180(1), 181(1)(b) and (4), 182(1), (2), (4) and (6)(b), 183(4)(b), (11)(b) and (12)(b), 184(1), (2), (4) and (5)(c), 185(2)(b), (4)(b), (5) and (7), 186(2)(b), (3)(b) and (5)(c), 187(1)(b), (2)(a)(ii) and (3), 188(4), 189(1), (2)(a), (3)(b), (5) and (6), 191(2)(b)(i) and (4), 216(3) and 217(2).

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I83Sch. 4 para. 24 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

25In—S

(a)sections 117(4), 121(1), 139(1)(c), 157(1)(b) and 183(1)(a), and

(b)paragraph 1(j) of schedule 3,

for “a judicial officer” substitute “ an officer of court ”.

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I84Sch. 4 para. 25 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

26In section 128(1) (interpretation of Chapter 2 of Part 4), after the definition of “notice of land attachment” insert—S

officer of court” means the officer of court appointed by the creditor;.

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I85Sch. 4 para. 26 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

27In section 145(1) (interpretation of Chapter 3 of Part 4), after the definition of “dwellinghouse” insert—S

officer of court” means the officer of court appointed by the creditor;.

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I86Sch. 4 para. 27 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

28In section 178(1) (presumption of ownership), for “A judicial officer” substitute “ An officer of court ”.S

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I87Sch. 4 para. 28 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

29In section 198(1) (interpretation of Part 8), after the definition of “money” insert—S

officer of court” means the officer of court appointed by the creditor;.

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I88Sch. 4 para. 29 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

30In section 221 (interpretation), after the definition of “electronic communication” insert—S

officer of court” means a messenger-at-arms or a sheriff officer;.

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I89Sch. 4 para. 30 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

31In schedule 5 (minor and consequential amendments), in sub-sub-paragraph (c) of paragraph 7(2), for the words from “for” to the end of the sub-sub-paragraph, substitute “for “law agent” substitute “ solicitor ””.S

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I90Sch. 4 para. 31 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

32In Part 1 of schedule 6 (repeals and revocations), in the entry relating to the Debt Arrangement and Attachment (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 17), before the word “Schedule” in the second column, insert “ In ”.S

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I91Sch. 4 para. 32 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

Part 2 SRepeals

33The enactments mentioned in the first column of the following table are repealed to the extent specified in the second column.S

EnactmentExtent of repeal
Debtors (Scotland) Act 1987 (c. 18)

Section 78.

Section 83.

Debt Arrangement and Attachment (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 17)In section 45, in the definition of “officer”, the words from “for”, where it first occurs, to the end of that definition.
Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 3)

Section 50.

Section 52.

Sections 54 to 60.

Section 61(4) to (7).

Sections 67 to 74.

Section 76.

In section 128(1), the definition of “judicial officer”.

In section 145(1), the definition of “judicial officer”.

Section 189(7).

In section 198(1), the definition of “judicial officer”.

Section 212(7).

In section 221, the definition of the “Commission”; and the definition of “judicial officer”.

In schedule 1, paragraph 41(a).

Schedule 2.

In schedule 5, paragraphs 6(4), 7(2)(a), (b)(i) and (ii), (3)(a) and (4), 11, 16(14)(c), 21, 25, 27, 28, 30(8)(b) and (13), 31 and 33.

In schedule 6, in the entry relating to the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1907, the words “In section 40, the word “officers,””; in the entry relating to the Execution of Diligence (Scotland) Act 1926,the words “Section 1”; and in the entry relating to the Debtors (Scotland) Act 1987, the words “Part V”.

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I92Sch. 4 para. 33 in force at 31.1.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/30, art. 3(1)(3), Sch. 1

SCHEDULE 5SImprovement of public functions: listed bodies

(introduced by section 15)

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I93Sch. 5 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

[F2Scottish AdministrationS

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F2Sch. 5 ceases to have effect (2.8.2015) by virtue of Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 8), s. 134(2)(3) (with s. 134(4)(5)); however, Sch. 5 continues to have effect until 4.6.2020 by virtue of The Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Part 2 Extension) Order 2015 (S.S.I. 2015/234), arts. 1, 2

  • The Scottish Ministers

  • Any other office-holder in the Scottish Administration

Scottish public authorities with mixed functions or no reserved functionsS

  • Accounts Commission for Scotland

  • Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland

  • Architecture and Design Scotland

  • Bòrd na Gàidhlig

  • [F3British Waterways Board]

  • Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd

  • [F4Children’s Hearings Scotland]

  • F5 ...

  • F6 ...

  • F6 ...

  • [F7Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland]

  • Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland

  • F5 ...

  • Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service

  • Creative Scotland

  • Crofters Commission

  • David MacBrayne Ltd

  • General Teaching Council for Scotland

  • any Health Board

  • Healthcare Improvement Scotland

  • Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prosecution in Scotland

  • Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd

  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise

  • [F8any independent prison monitor appointed under section 7B(2)(a) of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989]

  • [F9any integration joint board established under section 9(2) of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 but only in relation to functions that it exercises other than functions delegated to it in pursuance of an integration scheme prepared under section 1 or 2 of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014]

  • [F10Historic Environment Scotland]

  • Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland

  • Lands Tribunal for Scotland

  • Learning and Teaching Scotland

  • Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland

  • Macaulay Land Use Research Institute

  • Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland

  • Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

  • Mobility and Access Committee for Scotland

  • Moredun Research Institute

  • Board of Trustees for the National Galleries of Scotland

  • [F11The National Library of Scotland]

  • Board of Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland

  • any National Park authority

  • Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

  • Parole Board for Scotland

  • [F12Police Investigations and Review Commissioner]

  • [F13the prison monitoring advisory group established under section 7F of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989

  • any prison monitoring co-ordinator appointed under section 7A(2) of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989]

  • F14...

  • F15...

  • F16 ...

  • F17 ...

  • Public Transport Users' Committee for Scotland

  • Quality Meat Scotland

  • Risk Management Authority

  • Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

  • F18...

  • Scottish Advisory Committee on Distinction Awards

  • Scottish Agricultural College

  • Scottish Agricultural Wages Board

  • Scottish Charity Appeals Panel

  • Scottish Children's Reporter Administration

  • Scottish Commission for Human Rights

  • Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission

  • Scottish Crop Research Institute

  • Scottish Enterprise

  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency

  • [F19Scottish Fire and Rescue Service ]

  • Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council

  • Scottish Futures Trust Ltd

  • Scottish Information Commissioner

  • [F20Scottish Land Commission]

  • Scottish Law Commission

  • Scottish Legal Aid Board

  • Scottish Legal Complaints Commission

  • Scottish Local Authorities Remuneration Committee

  • Scottish Natural Heritage

  • [F21Scottish Police Authority]

  • F5 ...

  • F22 ...

  • Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

  • Scottish Qualifications Authority

  • Scottish Road Works Commissioner

  • Scottish Social Services Council

  • Scottish Sports Council

  • Scottish Water

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  • Standards Commission for Scotland

  • F23...

  • VisitScotland

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F12Sch. 5 entry substituted (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), Sch. 7 para. 40(4); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

F22Sch. 5 entry repealed (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), Sch. 8 Pt. 1; S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

Cross-border public authoritiesS

  • Forestry Commissioners]

SCHEDULE 6SPart 2 order-making powers (request and consent): listed bodies

(introduced by section 19)

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I94Sch. 6 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

  • [F24[F25Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland]

  • Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland

  • F26...

  • F27...

  • Scottish Commission for Human Rights

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F24Sch. 6 ceases to have effect (2.8.2015) by virtue of Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 8), s. 134(2)(3) (with s. 134(4)(5)); however, Sch. 6 continues to have effect until 4.6.2020 by virtue of The Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Part 2 Extension) Order 2015 (S.S.I. 2015/234), arts. 1, 2

SCHEDULE 7SOrder-making powers: modifications of enactments

(introduced by section 29)

[F30Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 (c. 40)S

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F30Sch. 7 ceases to have effect (2.8.2015) by virtue of Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 8), s. 134(2)(3) (with s. 134(4)(5)); however, Sch. 7 continues to have effect until 4.6.2020 by virtue of The Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Part 2 Extension) Order 2015 (S.S.I. 2015/234), arts. 1, 2

1(1)The Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 is amended as follows.S

(2)Sections 1 to 5 and Schedule 1 are repealed.

(3)In section 6 (model provisions with respect to appeals), in subsection (7)—

(a)in the definition of “enactment”—

(i)the word “and” is omitted,

(ii)at the end insert “ , an enactment contained in an Act of the Scottish Parliament (whenever passed) and an enactment contained in an instrument made under an Act of the Scottish Parliament (whenever made) ”,

(b)for the definition of “enforcement action” substitute—

enforcement action” means—

(a)in relation to any restriction, requirement or condition, any action taken with a view to or in connection with imposing any sanction (whether criminal or otherwise) for failure to observe or comply with it; and

(b)in relation to a restriction, requirement or condition relating to the grant or renewal of licences, includes any refusal to grant, renew or vary a licence, the imposition of any condition on the grant or renewal of a licence and any variation or revocation of a licence;,

(c)for the definition of “interested person” substitute—

interested person” means—

(a)the person against whom enforcement action may be or has been taken;

(b)any other person who will or may be required to meet, or to make a significant contribution towards, the cost of observing the restriction or complying with the requirement or condition; or

(c)where the enforcement action which may be or has been taken relates specifically to goods or services which are to be or have been supplied by a person other than the one against whom enforcement action may be or has been taken, that person;.

(4)Sub-paragraph (2) does not affect the continuation in force of any order under section 1 of that Act which was made on or before the day on which that sub-paragraph comes into force.

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I95Sch. 7 para. 1 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

Criminal Procedure (Consequential Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 40)S

2In Schedule 4 to the Criminal Procedure (Consequential Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1995 (minor and consequential amendments), paragraph 96 is repealed.]S

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I96Sch. 7 para. 2 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

SCHEDULE 8SInformation on exercise of public functions: listed public bodies

(introduced by section 35)

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I97Sch. 8 in force at 1.10.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

  • The Scottish Ministers

  • Accountant in Bankruptcy

  • Accounts Commission for Scotland

  • Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland

  • Architecture and Design Scotland

  • Audit Scotland

  • Board of Trustees for the National Galleries of Scotland

  • Board of Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland

  • Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

  • Bòrd na Gàidhlig

  • [F31British Waterways Board]

  • Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd

  • [F32Children’s Hearings Scotland]

  • F33...

  • F34...

  • F34...

  • [F35Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland]

  • Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland

  • F33...

  • Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service

  • [F36Community Justice Scotland]

  • Creative Scotland

  • Crofters Commission

  • [F37Crown Estate Scotland (Interim Management).]

  • David MacBrayne Ltd

  • Drinking Water Quality Regulator for Scotland

  • [F38Food Standards Scotland]

  • Forestry Commissioners

  • General Teaching Council for Scotland

  • any Health Board

  • Healthcare Improvement Scotland

  • Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary

  • [F39Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service]

  • Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland

  • Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prosecution in Scotland

  • Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd

  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise

  • [F40Historic Environment Scotland]

  • Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland

  • any Justice of the Peace Advisory Committee

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F38Sch. 8 entry inserted (1.4.2015) by Food (Scotland) Act 2015 (asp 1), ss. 17(5)(a), 63(2) (with s. 62); S.S.I. 2015/99, art. 2

F39 Sch. 8 entry substituted (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), Sch. 7 para. 72(3)(a); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

F41Sch. 8 entry substituted (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), Sch. 7 para. 40(5); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

F52Sch. 8 entry repealed (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), Sch. 8 Pt. 1; S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

SCHEDULE 9SCreative Scotland: establishment etc.

(introduced by section 36(2))

StatusS

1(1)Creative Scotland is a body corporate.S

(2)Creative Scotland is not to be regarded as a servant or agent of the Crown, or as having any status, immunity or privilege of the Crown, nor are its members or its employees to be regarded as civil servants.

(3)Creative Scotland's property is not to be regarded as property of, or held on behalf of, the Crown.

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Commencement Information

I98Sch. 9 para. 1 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Membership of Creative ScotlandS

2(1)Creative Scotland is to consist of the following members—S

(a)a person appointed by the Scottish Ministers to chair Creative Scotland, and

(b)no fewer than 8 nor more than 14 other members appointed by the Scottish Ministers.

(2)The Scottish Ministers may by order made by statutory instrument amend sub-paragraph (1)(b) by substituting for the minimum or maximum number of members for the time being specified there such other number as they think fit.

(3)A statutory instrument containing an order under sub-paragraph (2) is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

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I99Sch. 9 para. 2 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Terms of appointment etc.S

3(1)Each member of Creative Scotland is to be appointed for such period as the Scottish Ministers think fit.S

(2)A member—

(a)holds and vacates office in accordance with the terms and conditions of appointment, but

(b)may, by written notice to the Scottish Ministers, resign office as a member.

(3)A person is, on ceasing to be a member, eligible for reappointment.

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Commencement Information

I100Sch. 9 para. 3 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Removal of membersS

4The Scottish Ministers may, by written notice, remove a member from office if they are satisfied that—S

(a)the member—

(i)has been adjudged bankrupt,

(ii)has granted a trust deed for creditors or a composition contract,

(iii)has proposed a voluntary arrangement which has been approved,

(b)the member's estate has been sequestrated,

(c)the member has been absent from 3 consecutive meetings of Creative Scotland without the permission of Creative Scotland,

(d)the member is otherwise unfit or unable to discharge the functions of a member.

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Commencement Information

I101Sch. 9 para. 4 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Disqualification from membershipS

5A person is disqualified from appointment, and from holding office, as a member of Creative Scotland if that person is—S

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(b)a member of the House of Commons,

(c)a member of the European Parliament.

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I102Sch. 9 para. 5 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Remuneration and allowances for membersS

6Creative Scotland must pay to each of its members such—S

(a)remuneration, and

(b)allowances and expenses,

as the Scottish Ministers may determine.

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I103Sch. 9 para. 6 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Chief executive and other employeesS

7(1)Creative Scotland is to employ a chief executive.S

(2)The chief executive may not be a member of Creative Scotland.

(3)The first chief executive employed by Creative Scotland is to be the person who, immediately before the coming into force of this paragraph, is the chief executive designate employed by Creative Scotland 2009 Limited; and that person is employed as chief executive until the term of appointment as chief executive designate of Creative Scotland 2009 Limited would have ended.

(4)But if there is no person employed by Creative Scotland 2009 Limited as chief executive designate immediately before the coming into force of this paragraph, the Scottish Ministers are to make the first appointment of the chief executive of Creative Scotland on such terms and conditions as the Scottish Ministers may determine.

(5)Each subsequent chief executive is, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers, to be appointed by Creative Scotland on such terms and conditions as Creative Scotland may, with such approval, determine.

(6)Creative Scotland may (subject to any directions given under sub-paragraph (7)) appoint such other employees on such terms and conditions as Creative Scotland may determine.

(7)The Scottish Ministers may give directions to Creative Scotland as regards—

(a)the appointment of employees under sub-paragraph (6), and

(b)the terms and conditions of their employment.

(8)Creative Scotland may, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers—

(a)pay or make arrangements for the payment,

(b)make payments or contributions towards the provision,

(c)provide and maintain schemes (whether contributory or not) for the payment,

of such pensions, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of any person who is or has ceased to be an employee of Creative Scotland, as it may determine.

(9)The reference in sub-paragraph (8) to pensions, allowances and gratuities includes a reference to pensions, allowances and gratuities by way of compensation for loss of employment.

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I104Sch. 9 para. 7 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

CommitteesS

8(1)Creative Scotland may establish committees for any purpose relating to its functions.S

(2)Creative Scotland is to determine the composition of its committees.

(3)Creative Scotland may appoint persons who are not members of Creative Scotland to be members of a committee; but such persons are not entitled to vote at meetings of the committee.

(4)A committee of Creative Scotland is to comply with any directions given to it by Creative Scotland.

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I105Sch. 9 para. 8 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Procedure and meetingsS

9(1)Creative Scotland may determine its own procedure and that of its committees, including a quorum for meetings.S

(2)The validity of any proceedings of Creative Scotland, or any of its committees, is not affected by a vacancy in membership nor by any defect in the appointment of a member.

(3)Members of the Scottish Executive and persons authorised by the Scottish Ministers may attend and take part in meetings of Creative Scotland or any of its committees, but are not entitled to vote at such meetings.

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I106Sch. 9 para. 9 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

General powersS

10(1)Creative Scotland may do anything which appears to be necessary or expedient for the purpose of, or in connection with, or which appears conducive to, the exercise of its functions.S

(2)In particular, Creative Scotland may—

(a)engage in any business or undertaking,

(b)form, promote or acquire (whether alone or with others) companies (within the meaning of the Companies Act 2006 (c. 46)),

(c)form partnerships with others,

(d)enter into contracts,

(e)accept gifts of money and other property,

(f)invest sums not immediately required in relation to the exercise of its functions,

(g)undertake or execute any charitable trust,

(h)obtain advice or assistance from any person who, in Creative Scotland's opinion, is qualified to give it,

(i)commission research,

(j)with the consent of the Scottish Ministers—

(i)borrow money,

(ii)acquire and dispose of land,

(iii)establish or take part in the setting up of organisations having functions similar to those of Creative Scotland,

(iv)make charges for the provision of goods or advice or other services in such circumstances and of such amounts as Creative Scotland may determine.

(3)For the purposes of paragraph (g) of sub-paragraph (2), a trust is a charitable trust if all its purposes are within section 7(2) of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 10).

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I107Sch. 9 para. 10 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Delegation of functionsS

11(1)Creative Scotland may, subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), authorise—S

(a)the chief executive,

(b)any other employee,

(c)any of its committees,

to exercise such of its functions, and to such extent, as it may determine.

(2)Creative Scotland may not authorise any of the following functions to be exercised by any other person—

(a)the approval of annual reports and accounts,

(b)the approval of any budget or other financial plan.

(3)Sub-paragraph (1) does not affect the responsibility of Creative Scotland for the exercise of its functions.

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I108Sch. 9 para. 11 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Location of officeS

12Creative Scotland's determination of the location of its office premises is subject to the approval of the Scottish Ministers.S

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I109Sch. 9 para. 12 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

AccountsS

13(1)Creative Scotland must—S

(a)keep proper accounts and accounting records,

(b)prepare in respect of each financial year a statement of accounts, and

(c)send a copy of the statement to the Scottish Ministers,

and must do so in accordance with any directions the Scottish Ministers may give.

(2)Creative Scotland must send the statement of accounts to the Auditor General for Scotland for auditing.

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I110Sch. 9 para. 13 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

ReportsS

14(1)As soon as practicable after the end of each financial year, Creative Scotland must prepare a report which is—S

(a)to provide information on the discharge of Creative Scotland's functions during that year, and

(b)to include a copy of the statement of accounts for that year audited by the Auditor General for Scotland.

(2)Creative Scotland must—

(a)publish the report,

(b)lay a copy of the report before the Scottish Parliament,

(c)send a copy of the report to the Scottish Ministers.

(3)Creative Scotland may publish such other reports and information on matters relevant to the functions of Creative Scotland as it considers appropriate.

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I111Sch. 9 para. 14 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

SCHEDULE 10SCreative Scotland: modifications of enactments

(introduced by section 43)

Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 7)S

1In the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000, in schedule 3 (devolved public bodies)—S

(a)after the entry relating to a community justice authority insert— “ Creative Scotland ”,

(b)the entry relating to the Scottish Arts Council is repealed.

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I112Sch. 10 para. 1 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (asp 11)S

2In the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002, in schedule 2 (listed authorities)—S

(a)after paragraph 21B insert—

21CCreative Scotland.,

(b)paragraphs 36 and 50 are repealed.

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I113Sch. 10 para. 2 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 13)S

3In the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, in schedule 1 (Scottish public authorities)—S

(a)after paragraph 62B insert—

62CCreative Scotland.,

(b)paragraphs 78 and 98 are repealed.

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I114Sch. 10 para. 3 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 4)S

4In the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003, in schedule 2 (specified authorities)—S

(a)after the entry relating to the Bòrd na Gàidhlig insert— “ Creative Scotland ”,

(b)the entries relating to—

(i)the Scottish Arts Council, and

(ii)Scottish Screen,

are repealed.

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I115Sch. 10 para. 4 in force at 1.7.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(1)

SCHEDULE 11SSocial Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland: establishment etc.

(introduced by section 44(4))

StatusS

1(1)Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland is a body corporate.S

(2)SCSWIS is not to be regarded as a servant or agent of the Crown, or as having any status, immunity or privilege of the Crown, nor are its members or its employees to be regarded as civil servants.

(3)SCSWIS's property is not to be regarded as property of, or held on behalf of, the Crown.

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I116Sch. 11 para. 1 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I117Sch. 11 para. 1 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I118Sch. 11 para. 1 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Membership of SCSWISS

2(1)SCSWIS is to consist of the following members—S

(a)a person appointed by the Scottish Ministers to chair SCSWIS,

(b)the person appointed under paragraph 2(1)(a) of Schedule 5A to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29) to chair Healthcare Improvement Scotland,

(c)the person appointed under paragraph 2 of schedule 2 to the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 8) as convener of the Scottish Social Services Council, and

(d)no fewer than 9 nor more than 12 other members appointed by the Scottish Ministers.

(2)The Scottish Ministers may by order amend sub-paragraph (1)(d) by substituting for the minimum or maximum number of members for the time being specified there such other number as they think fit.

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I119Sch. 11 para. 2 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I120Sch. 11 para. 2 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I121Sch. 11 para. 2 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

3(1)In appointing members, the Scottish Ministers are to have regard to the desirability of including—S

(a)persons who have experience of, and have shown capacity and capability in, the provision of any social service,

(b)persons who—

(i)use, or have used, any social service or services which prospectively are to become social services,

(ii)care for, or have cared for, such persons as are mentioned in sub-paragraph (i),

(c)persons who have such other skills, knowledge or experience as the Scottish Ministers consider to be relevant in relation to the exercise of SCSWIS's functions.

(2)In appointing members under paragraph 2(1)(d), the Scottish Ministers must appoint at least two persons—

(a)one of whom falls within sub-paragraph (i), and one of whom falls within sub-paragraph (ii), of sub-paragraph (1)(b) of this paragraph, or

(b)both of whom fall within either sub-paragraph (i), or sub-paragraph (ii), of sub-paragraph (1)(b) of this paragraph.

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I122Sch. 11 para. 3 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I123Sch. 11 para. 3 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I124Sch. 11 para. 3 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Terms of appointment etc.S

4(1)Each member of SCSWIS is to be appointed for such period as the Scottish Ministers think fit.S

(2)A member—

(a)holds and vacates office in accordance with the terms and conditions of appointment, but

(b)may, by written notice to the Scottish Ministers, resign office as a member.

(3)A person is, on ceasing to be a member, eligible for reappointment.

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I125Sch. 11 para. 4 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I126Sch. 11 para. 4 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I127Sch. 11 para. 4 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Removal of membersS

5The Scottish Ministers may, by written notice, remove a member from office if they are satisfied that—S

(a)the member—

(i)has been adjudged bankrupt,

(ii)has granted a trust deed for creditors or a composition contract,

(iii)has proposed a voluntary arrangement which has been approved,

(b)the member's estate has been sequestrated,

(c)the member has been absent from 3 consecutive meetings of SCSWIS without the permission of SCSWIS,

(d)the member is otherwise unfit or unable to discharge the functions of a member.

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I128Sch. 11 para. 5 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I129Sch. 11 para. 5 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I130Sch. 11 para. 5 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Disqualification from membershipS

6A person is disqualified from appointment, and from holding office, as a member of SCSWIS if that person is—S

(a)a member of the Scottish Parliament,

(b)a member of the House of Commons,

(c)a member of the European Parliament.

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I131Sch. 11 para. 6 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I132Sch. 11 para. 6 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I133Sch. 11 para. 6 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Remuneration and allowances for membersS

7SCSWIS must pay to each of its members such—S

(a)remuneration, and

(b)allowances and expenses,

as the Scottish Ministers may determine.

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I134Sch. 11 para. 7 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I135Sch. 11 para. 7 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I136Sch. 11 para. 7 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Chief executive and other employeesS

8(1)SCSWIS is to employ a chief executive.S

(2)The chief executive may not be a member of SCSWIS.

(3)The Scottish Ministers are to make the first appointment of the chief executive on such terms and conditions as the Scottish Ministers may determine.

(4)Each subsequent chief executive is, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers, to be appointed by SCSWIS on such terms and conditions as SCSWIS may, with such approval, determine.

(5)SCSWIS may (subject to any directions given under sub-paragraph (6)) appoint such other employees on such terms and conditions as SCSWIS may determine.

(6)The Scottish Ministers may give directions to SCSWIS as regards—

(a)the appointment of employees under sub-paragraph (5), and

(b)the terms and conditions of their employment.

(7)SCSWIS may, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers—

(a)pay or make arrangements for the payment,

(b)make payments or contributions towards the provision,

(c)provide and maintain schemes (whether contributory or not) for the payment,

of such pensions, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of any person who is or has ceased to be an employee of SCSWIS, as it may determine.

(8)The reference in sub-paragraph (7) to pensions, allowances and gratuities includes a reference to pensions, allowances and gratuities by way of compensation for loss of employment.

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I137Sch. 11 para. 8 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I138Sch. 11 para. 8 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I139Sch. 11 para. 8 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

CommitteesS

9(1)SCSWIS may establish committees for any purpose relating to its functions.S

(2)SCSWIS is to determine the composition of its committees.

(3)SCSWIS may appoint persons who are not members of SCSWIS to be members of a committee; but such persons are not entitled to vote at meetings of the committee.

(4)A committee of SCSWIS is to comply with any directions given to it by SCSWIS.

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I140Sch. 11 para. 9 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I141Sch. 11 para. 9 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I142Sch. 11 para. 9 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Procedure and meetingsS

10(1)SCSWIS may determine its own procedure and that of its committees, including a quorum for meetings.S

(2)The validity of any proceedings of SCSWIS, or any of its committees, is not affected by a vacancy in membership nor by any defect in the appointment of a member.

(3)Members of—

(a)the Scottish Executive and persons authorised by the Scottish Ministers,

(b)Healthcare Improvement Scotland and persons authorised by it,

(c)the Scottish Social Services Council and persons authorised by it,

may attend and take part in meetings of SCSWIS or any of its committees, but are not entitled to vote at such meetings.

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I143Sch. 11 para. 10 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I144Sch. 11 para. 10 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I145Sch. 11 para. 10 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

General powersS

11(1)SCSWIS may do anything which appears to be necessary or expedient for the purpose of, or in connection with, or which appears conducive to, the exercise of its functions.S

(2)In particular, SCSWIS may—

(a)enter into contracts,

(b)with the consent of the Scottish Ministers—

(i)borrow money,

(ii)acquire and dispose of land,

(iii)borrow sums in sterling by way of overdraft for the purpose of meeting a temporary excess of expenditure over sums otherwise available to meet that expenditure.

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I146Sch. 11 para. 11 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I147Sch. 11 para. 11 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I148Sch. 11 para. 11 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Delegation of functionsS

12(1)SCSWIS may, subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), authorise—S

(a)the chief executive,

(b)any other employee,

(c)any of its committees,

to exercise such of its functions, and to such extent, as it may determine.

(2)SCSWIS may not authorise any of the following functions to be exercised by any other person—

(a)the approval of annual reports and accounts,

(b)the approval of any budget or other financial plan.

(3)Sub-paragraph (1) does not affect the responsibility of SCSWIS for the exercise of its functions.

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I149Sch. 11 para. 12 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I150Sch. 11 para. 12 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I151Sch. 11 para. 12 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Location of officeS

13SCSWIS's determination of the location of its office premises is subject to the approval of the Scottish Ministers.S

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I152Sch. 11 para. 13 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I153Sch. 11 para. 13 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I154Sch. 11 para. 13 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

AccountsS

14(1)SCSWIS must—S

(a)keep proper accounts and accounting records,

(b)prepare in respect of each financial year a statement of accounts, and

(c)send a copy of the statement to the Scottish Ministers,

and must do so in accordance with any directions the Scottish Ministers may give.

(2)SCSWIS must send the statement of accounts to the Auditor General for Scotland for auditing.

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I155Sch. 11 para. 14 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I156Sch. 11 para. 14 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I157Sch. 11 para. 14 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

ReportsS

15(1)As soon as practicable after the end of each financial year, SCSWIS must prepare a report which is—S

(a)to provide information on the discharge of SCSWIS's functions during that year, and

(b)to include a copy of the statement of accounts for that year audited by the Auditor General for Scotland.

(2)SCSWIS must—

(a)publish the report,

(b)lay a copy of the report before the Scottish Parliament,

(c)send a copy of the report to the Scottish Ministers.

(3)SCSWIS may publish such other reports and information on matters relevant to the functions of SCSWIS as it considers appropriate.

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I158Sch. 11 para. 15 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I159Sch. 11 para. 15 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

SCHEDULE 12SCare services: definitions

(introduced by section 47(2))

1(1)A “support service” is a service provided, by reason of a person's vulnerability or need (other than vulnerability or need arising by reason only of that person being of a young age), to that person or to someone who cares for that person by—S

(a)a local authority;

(b)any person under arrangements made by a local authority;

(c)a health body; or

(d)any person if it includes personal care or personal support.

(2)But—

(a)the expression does not include a care home service, an independent health care service (within the meaning of section 10F of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29)), a service which provides overnight accommodation, an adoption service, a fostering service or a service excepted from this definition by regulations;

(b)paragraphs (c) and (d) do not apply where the provider is a health body acting in exercise of functions conferred by the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29);

(c)paragraph (d) does not apply if the provider is an individual who personally and solely gives the care or support in question.

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I160Sch. 12 para. 1 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I161Sch. 12 para. 1 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

2A “care home service” is a service which provides accommodation, together with nursing, personal care or personal support, for persons by reason of their vulnerability or need; but the expression does not include—S

(a)a hospital;

(b)a public, independent or grant-aided school; or

(c)a service excepted from this definition by regulations.

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I162Sch. 12 para. 2 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I163Sch. 12 para. 2 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

3(1)A “school care accommodation service” is a service which—S

(a)consists of the provision of residential accommodation to a pupil in a place in or outwith a public, independent or grant-aided school;

(b)is provided (whether or not during term-time) for the purpose of or in connection with the pupil's attendance at the school (whether current or otherwise); and

(c)is provided to the pupil by—

(i)an education authority or the managers of an independent or grant-aided school; or

(ii)any person under arrangements made between that person and any such authority or managers.

(2)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(c)(i), a service which—

(a)falls within the description given by sub-paragraph (1)(a), (b) and (c)(ii); and

(b)is provided to the pupil in domestic premises,

is to be regarded as being provided by that authority or (as the case may be) those managers.

(3)A service may be excepted from the definition in sub-paragraph (1) by regulations.

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I164Sch. 12 para. 3 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I165Sch. 12 para. 3 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

4A “nurse agency” is a service which consists of or includes supplying, or introducing to persons who use the service, registered nurses, registered midwives or registered health visitors; but a service may be excepted from this definition by regulations.S

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I166Sch. 12 para. 4 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I167Sch. 12 para. 4 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

5(1)A “child care agency” is a service which consists of or includes supplying, or introducing to persons who use the service, child carers; but the expression does not include a nurse agency and a service may be excepted from this definition by regulations.S

(2)In sub-paragraph (1), “child carer” means a person who—

(a)whether or not for reward; and

(b)whether on a day-to-day or on an occasional basis,

looks after a child wholly or mainly in the home of the child's parents.

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I168Sch. 12 para. 5 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I169Sch. 12 para. 5 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

6A “secure accommodation service” is a service which—S

(a)provides accommodation for the purpose of restricting the liberty of children in residential premises where care services are provided; and

(b)is approved by the Scottish Ministers for that purpose.

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I170Sch. 12 para. 6 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I171Sch. 12 para. 6 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

7An “offender accommodation service” is a service which consists of giving advice, guidance or assistance to persons who have been provided with accommodation under subsection (1)(b) or (c) of section 27 of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49) (supervision and care of persons put on probation or released from prison etc.); but the expression does not include a support service.S

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I172Sch. 12 para. 7 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I173Sch. 12 para. 7 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

8(1)An “adoption service” is any service which is—S

(a)provided by a local authority under subsection (1) of section 1 of the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 4); or

(b)provided by a person other than a local authority and which consists of, or includes, services mentioned in subsection (4) of that section (the reference in subsection (5) of that section to a local authority being taken, for the purposes of this paragraph, to be a reference to a person other than a local authority), (whether the person functions generally or in relation to a service provided, under that section).

(2)For the purpose of sub-paragraph (1)(b)—

(a)the making by a person of arrangements for the adoption of a child by a relevant person; or

(b)the placing by a person of a child for adoption with a relevant person,

is not an adoption service.

(3)In sub-paragraph (2), “relevant person” means—

(a)a parent of the child;

(b)any other relative of the child; or

(c)where a parent of the child is a member of a relevant couple, the other member of the couple.

(4)In sub-paragraph (3)—

  • relative” has the meaning given by section 119(1) of the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 4);

  • relevant couple” is to be construed in accordance with section 29(3) of that Act.

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I174Sch. 12 para. 8 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I175Sch. 12 para. 8 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

9A “fostering service” is a service which is provided by—S

(a)a local authority under paragraph (a) of section 26(1) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 36) (fostering of children looked after by a local authority);

(b)a person other than a local authority and which consists of, or includes, the making of arrangements for or in connection with the performance of functions assigned to a local authority—

(i)under that paragraph; or

(ii)by virtue of section 5(2) to (4) of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49) (regulations relating to performance of functions assigned to a local authority under that Act); or

(c)a local authority and which consists of, or includes, the functions assigned to the authority by sections 3 and 8 to 10 of the Foster Children (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 56) (ensuring well-being etc. of certain privately fostered children).

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I176Sch. 12 para. 9 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I177Sch. 12 para. 9 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

10The services mentioned—S

(a)in paragraph 9(a) and (b) and registered under this Part may be collectively referred to as the “Scottish public fostering service”;

(b)in paragraph 9(c) and so registered may be collectively referred to as the “Scottish private fostering service”.

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I178Sch. 12 para. 10 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I179Sch. 12 para. 10 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

11An “adult placement service” is a service which consists of, or includes, arranging for the provision of accommodation for an adult (that is to say for a person who has attained the age of sixteen years), together with—S

(a)personal care;

(b)personal support; or

(c)counselling, or other help, provided other than as part of a planned programme of care,

by reason of the person's vulnerability or need, by placing the person with a family or individual; but a service may be excepted from this definition by regulations.

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I180Sch. 12 para. 11 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I181Sch. 12 para. 11 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

12(1)Child minding” means, subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) and paragraph 14(a), looking after one or more children on domestic premises for reward and “act as a child minder” is to be construed accordingly; but a service may be excepted from those definitions by regulations.S

(2)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1), a person who—

(a)is the parent, or a relative, of a child;

(b)has parental responsibilities (within the meaning given by section 1(3) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 36)) relating to the child;

(c)is a foster parent with whom a child is placed by a local authority;

(d)maintains a foster child (within the meaning of the Foster Children (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 56));

[F55(e)is a person with whom a child is required to reside by virtue of a compulsory supervision order or an interim compulsory supervision order (as defined in sections 83 and 86 of the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 1)),]

(f)is a kinship carer (within the meaning of the Looked After Children (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (S.S.I. 2009/210)), of a child,

does not act as a child minder when looking after that child.

(3)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1), where a person—

(a)looks after a child for the parents of the child and the work consists of looking after the child wholly or mainly in the parents' home; or

(b)looks after a child for the parents of the child (the “first parents”) and another child for the different parents of that other child (the “second parents”) and the work consists of looking after the children wholly or mainly in the first parents' home or in the second parents' home, or in both those homes,

that work is not child minding.

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I182Sch. 12 para. 12 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I183Sch. 12 para. 12 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

13Day care of children” means, subject to paragraphs 14(b) to 17, a service which consists of any form of care (whether or not provided to any extent in the form of an educational activity), supervised by a responsible person and not excepted from this definition by regulations, provided for children, on premises other than domestic premises, during the day (whether or not it is provided on a regular basis or commences or ends during the hours of daylight).S

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I184Sch. 12 para. 13 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I185Sch. 12 para. 13 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

14For the purposes of—S

(a)paragraph 12(1), a person does not act as a child minder;

(b)paragraph 13, a person does not provide day care of children,

unless the period, or the total of periods, during which the service is provided exceeds two hours in any day.

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I186Sch. 12 para. 14 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I187Sch. 12 para. 14 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

15(1)Where a person provides a service for children in particular premises on less than six days in any year, that provision is not day care of children for the purposes of paragraph 13 if the person has notified SCSWIS in writing, before the first occasion on which the service is so provided in that year, of the intention so to provide it.S

(2)In sub-paragraph (1), “year” means the year beginning with the day on which the service is (after the commencement of this section) first provided in the premises concerned; and thereafter any year beginning with the anniversary of that day.

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I188Sch. 12 para. 15 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I189Sch. 12 para. 15 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

16For the purposes of paragraph 13, a service which consists of looking after children who are patients in a hospital and is provided as part of the medical treatment which they are receiving there is not day care of children.S

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I190Sch. 12 para. 16 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I191Sch. 12 para. 16 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

17For the purposes of paragraph 13, a person does not provide day care of children where—S

(a)the children are of school age;

(b)the service is provided—

(i)wholly or mainly in a public, independent or grant-aided school; and

(ii)as part of the school's activities; and

(c)the person is—

(i)the education authority managing the school;

(ii)the person carrying on the school; or

(iii)a person employed to work at the school and authorised to provide the service as part of the school's activities.

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I192Sch. 12 para. 17 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I193Sch. 12 para. 17 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

18Expressions used in paragraph 2(b), 3 or 17 have the meanings given by section 135(1) of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 44).S

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I194Sch. 12 para. 18 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I195Sch. 12 para. 18 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

19A “housing support service” is a service which provides support, assistance, advice or counselling to a person who has particular needs, with a view to enabling that person to occupy residential accommodation as a sole or main residence; but a service may be excepted from this definition by regulations and such residential accommodation does not include accommodation specified as excepted accommodation in regulations under section 91(9) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 10).S

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I196Sch. 12 para. 19 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I197Sch. 12 para. 19 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

20In this schedule, unless the context otherwise requires—S

  • “someone who cares for” (or “a person who cares for”) a person, means someone who, being an individual, provides on a regular basis a substantial amount of care for that person, not having contracted to do so and not doing so for payment or in the course of providing a care service;

  • vulnerability or need”, in relation to a person, means vulnerability or need arising by reason of that person—

    (a)

    being affected by infirmity or ageing;

    (b)

    being, or having been, affected by disability, illness or mental disorder;

    (c)

    being, or having been, dependent on alcohol or drugs; or

    (d)

    being of a young age;

  • personal care” means care which relates to the day to day physical tasks and needs of the person cared for (as for example, but without prejudice to that generality, to eating and washing) and to mental processes related to those tasks and needs (as for example, but without prejudice to that generality, to remembering to eat and wash); and

  • personal support” means counselling, or other help, provided as part of a planned programme of care.

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I198Sch. 12 para. 20 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I199Sch. 12 para. 20 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

SCHEDULE 13SSocial work services functions: specified enactments

(introduced by section 48)

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I200Sch. 13 in force at 1.10.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

  • Part 4 of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937 (c. 37)

  • Sections 22(2) to (5A) and (8), 26(2) to (4), 43, 45, 47 and 48 of the National Assistance Act 1948 (c. 29)

  • Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1958 (c. 33)

  • Section 11 of the Matrimonial Proceedings (Children) Act 1958 (c. 40)

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

  • Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 as read with sections 1 and 2(1) of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 (c. 44) and the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 (c. 33)

  • Children Act 1975 (c. 72)

  • Sections 21 to 23 of the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983 (c. 41)

  • Foster Children (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 56)

  • Sections 38(b) and 235 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (c. 26)

  • Part 2 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 36)

  • Section 51 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 46)

  • Section 10 of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 4)

  • Community Care and Health (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 5)

  • Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 13)

  • Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 4)

SCHEDULE 14SSocial Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland: modifications of enactments

(introduced by section 106)

Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 7)S

1In schedule 3 to the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (devolved bodies)—S

(a)the entry relating to the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care is repealed,

(b)at the appropriate place, in alphabetical order, insert— “ Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland ”.

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I201Sch. 14 para. 1 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I202Sch. 14 para. 1 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 8)S

2The Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 is amended as follows.S

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I203Sch. 14 para. 2 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I204Sch. 14 para. 2 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

3In section 53(2)(b) (codes of practice), for “the Commission” substitute “ Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland ”.S

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I205Sch. 14 para. 3 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I206Sch. 14 para. 3 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

4In section 59 (general principles)—S

(a)in subsection (1) the words “, the Commission” are repealed,

(b)after subsection (4), insert—

(5)In subsection (2), “care service” means a care service as defined in section 47(1) of the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 8)..

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I207Sch. 14 para. 4 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I208Sch. 14 para. 4 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

5In section 60 (grants)—S

(a)in subsection (1), the words “the Commission or to” are repealed,

(b)in paragraph (a) of that subsection, for “body in question” substitute “ Council ”,

(c)in paragraph (b) of that subsection, for “that body” substitute “ the Council ”.

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I209Sch. 14 para. 5 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I210Sch. 14 para. 5 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

6In section 61 (guarantees)—S

(a)in subsection (1), the words “the Commission or” are repealed,

(b)in subsection (4), the words “the Commission, or as the case may be” are repealed.

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I211Sch. 14 para. 6 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I212Sch. 14 para. 6 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

7In section 62 (duty of consultation)—S

(a)the words “Commission and the” are repealed,

(b)the word “each” is repealed,

(c)for the words “the other” substitute “ Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland ”,

(d)for the words “body exercising the function” substitute “ Council ”.

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I213Sch. 14 para. 7 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I214Sch. 14 para. 7 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

8In section 63 (guidance as to consultation)—S

(a)the words “the Commission and to” are repealed,

(b)for the words “body in question” substitute “ Council ”.

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I215Sch. 14 para. 8 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I216Sch. 14 para. 8 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

9In section 64 (complaints procedure)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for the words “The Commission and the Council shall each” substitute “ The Council shall ”,

(ii)for the words “body in question” substitute “ Council ”,

(b)in subsection (2), for the words “body in question” substitute “ Council ”,

(c)in subsection (3), for the words “body in question” substitute “ Council ”,

(d)in subsection (4), for the words “body in question” substitute “ Council ”.

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I217Sch. 14 para. 9 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I218Sch. 14 para. 9 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

10In section 65 (inquiries)—S

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)in paragraph (a), the words “by the Commission or” are repealed,

(ii)paragraph (b) and the word “or” immediately preceding it are repealed,

(b)subsection (2) is repealed,

(c)in subsection (4), paragraph (b) is repealed,

(d)in subsection (6)—

(i)the words “(2) or” are repealed,

(ii)paragraph (a) and the word “or” immediately following it are repealed,

(e)in subsection (7)—

(i)the words “by the Commission or” are repealed,

(ii)for the words “(2), or as the case may be (3),” substitute “ (3) ”,

(iii)for the words “body in question” substitute “ Council ”,

(iv)for the words “that body” substitute “ the Council ”,

(v)for the word “body”, in the third place it occurs, substitute “ Council ”,

(f)in subsection (9), paragraph (a) and the word “or” immediately following it are repealed.

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I219Sch. 14 para. 10 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I220Sch. 14 para. 10 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (asp 11)S

11In Part 2 of schedule 2 to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (listed authorities)—S

(a)paragraph 38 is repealed,

(b)after paragraph 52 insert—

52ASocial Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland..

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I221Sch. 14 para. 11 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I222Sch. 14 para. 11 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 4)S

12In the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003, in schedule 2 (specified authorities)—S

(a)the entry relating to the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care is repealed,

(b)under the heading “Executive bodies” insert, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order— “ Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland ”.

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I223Sch. 14 para. 12 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I224Sch. 14 para. 12 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 13)S

13The Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 is amended as follows.S

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I225Sch. 14 para. 13 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I226Sch. 14 para. 13 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

14In section 7 (duty to bring matters generally to the attention of Scottish Ministers and others), for paragraph (f) substitute—S

(f)Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland;.

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I227Sch. 14 para. 14 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I228Sch. 14 para. 14 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

15In section 8(3) (duty to bring specific matters to the attention of Scottish Ministers and others etc), for paragraph (k) substitute—S

(k)Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland;.

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I229Sch. 14 para. 15 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I230Sch. 14 para. 15 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

16In section 9(2) (duty to give advice), for paragraph (e) substitute—S

(e)Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland;.

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I231Sch. 14 para. 16 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I232Sch. 14 para. 16 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

17In section 17(2) (duties of Scottish Ministers, local authorities and others as respects Commission), for paragraph (i) substitute—S

(i)Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland;.

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I233Sch. 14 para. 17 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I234Sch. 14 para. 17 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

18In section 34(3) (inquiries under section 33: co-operation), for paragraph (c) substitute—S

(c)Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland;.

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I235Sch. 14 para. 18 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I236Sch. 14 para. 18 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 10)S

19The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 is amended as follows.S

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I237Sch. 14 para. 19 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I238Sch. 14 para. 19 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

20In section 5(1) (co-operation), for paragraph (b) substitute—S

(b)SCSWIS,.

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I239Sch. 14 para. 20 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I240Sch. 14 para. 20 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

21In section 42(3) (Adult Protection Committees), for paragraph (b) substitute—S

(b)SCSWIS,.

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I241Sch. 14 para. 21 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I242Sch. 14 para. 21 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

22In section 43 (membership)—S

(a)in subsection (2), for “the Care Commission” substitute “ SCSWIS ”,

(b)in subsection (3), for “The Care Commission” substitute “ SCSWIS ”.

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I243Sch. 14 para. 22 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I244Sch. 14 para. 22 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

23In section 44(2)(c) (Adult Protection Committee procedure), for “the Care Commission” substitute “ SCSWIS ”.S

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I245Sch. 14 para. 23 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I246Sch. 14 para. 23 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

24In section 45(2)(d) (duty to provide information to Adult Protection Committee), for “the Care Commission” substitute “ SCSWIS ”.S

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I247Sch. 14 para. 24 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I248Sch. 14 para. 24 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

25In section 46(b)(v) (biennial report), for “the Care Commission” substitute “ SCSWIS ”.S

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I249Sch. 14 para. 25 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I250Sch. 14 para. 25 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

26In section 53(1) (interpretation of Part 1)—S

(a)the definition of the Care Commission is repealed,

(b)after the definition of “removal order” insert—

SCSWIS” means Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland,.

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I251Sch. 14 para. 26 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I252Sch. 14 para. 26 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14)S

27The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 is amended as follows.S

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I253Sch. 14 para. 27 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I254Sch. 14 para. 27 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

28In section 8 (provision of prescribed information to the Scottish Ministers by certain persons)—S

(a)in subsection (2)—

(i)the entry relating to the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care in the list of persons to whom the section applies is repealed,

(ii)after the entry in that list relating to the Scottish Social Services Council insert— “ Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland ”,

(b)in subsection (3)—

(i)in paragraph (c), the words “the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care and” are repealed,

(ii)in that paragraph, for “the Commission or, as the case may be, the Council” substitute “ it ”,

(iii)the word “and” immediately following that paragraph is repealed,

(iv)after that paragraph insert—

(ca)in relation to Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland, such functions as are conferred on it by virtue of the 2010 Act and any other enactment, and.

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I255Sch. 14 para. 28 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I256Sch. 14 para. 28 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

29In section 17(5)(c) (information relevant to listing decisions)—S

(a)sub-paragraph (x) is repealed,

(b)the word “or” immediately following sub-paragraph (xi) is repealed,

(c)after that sub-paragraph add—

(xii)Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland, or.

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I257Sch. 14 para. 29 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I258Sch. 14 para. 29 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

30In section 19 (information held by public bodies etc.), in subsection (3)—S

(a)the entry relating to the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care in the list of persons who may be required to provide information under subsection (1)(b) of that section is repealed,

(b)after the entry in that list relating to the Scottish Social Services Council insert— “ Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland ”.

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I259Sch. 14 para. 30 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I260Sch. 14 para. 30 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

31In section 30(7) (notice of listing, etc)—S

(a)the entry relating to the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care in the list of persons who are “relevant regulatory bodies” is repealed,

(b)after the entry in that list relating to the Scottish Social Services Council insert— “ Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland ”.

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I261Sch. 14 para. 31 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I262Sch. 14 para. 31 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

32In section 73(d) (consideration of suitability), for the words “the 2001 Act” substitute “ Part 5 of the 2010 Act ”.S

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I263Sch. 14 para. 32 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I264Sch. 14 para. 32 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

33In section 94 (meaning of “protected child”)—S

(a)in subsection (1)(a), for the words “Part 1 of the 2001 Act” substitute “ Part 5 of the 2010 Act ”,

(b)in subsection (3), for the words from “paragraphs” to the end of the subsection substitute

(a)paragraph (a) of subsection (1) have the same meaning as in schedule 12 to the 2010 Act,

(b)paragraph (b)(i) and (ii) of that subsection have the same meaning as in section 105 of that Act,.

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I265Sch. 14 para. 33 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I266Sch. 14 para. 33 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

34In section 97(1) (general interpretation)—S

(a)after the definition of “the 2001 Act” insert—

the 2010 Act” means the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 8),,

(b)in the definition of “care service”, for “the 2001 Act” substitute “ Part 5 of the 2010 Act ”.

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I267Sch. 14 para. 34 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I268Sch. 14 para. 34 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

35In schedule 2 (regulated work with children)—S

F56(a). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(b)in paragraph 9, for “the 2001 Act” substitute “ schedule 12 to the 2010 Act ”,

(c)in paragraph 11, for “section 2 of the 2001 Act” substitute “ schedule 12 to the 2010 Act ”.

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I269Sch. 14 para. 35 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I270Sch. 14 para. 35 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

36In schedule 3 (regulated work with adults)—S

(a)in paragraph 6, for “the 2001 Act” substitute “ schedule 12 to the 2010 Act ”,

(b)in paragraph 7—

(i)for “section 25 of the 2001 Act” substitute “ Part 5 of the 2010 Act ”,

(ii)after “service”, where it ninth occurs, insert “ and ”,

(iii)for the words “the 2001 Act”, where they second occur, substitute “ schedule 12 to the 2010 Act ”,

(c)in the heading to that paragraph, for “the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care” substitute “ Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland ”.

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I271Sch. 14 para. 36 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I272Sch. 14 para. 36 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

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37The enactments mentioned in the first column of the following table are repealed to the extent specified in the second column.S

EnactmentExtent of repeal
Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 8)

Parts 1 and 2.

Schedule 1.

Joint Inspection of Children's Services and Inspection of Social Work Services (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 3)The whole Act.
Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 4)Section 7.
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I273Sch. 14 para. 37 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I274Sch. 14 para. 37 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

SCHEDULE 15SScottish Social Services Council: modifications of Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001

(introduced by section 107)

1Part 3 of the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 8) (the Scottish Social Services Council) is amended as follows.S

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I275Sch. 15 para. 1 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

2In section 46 (grant or refusal of registration under Part 3)—S

(a)in subsection (2), the words from “or”, where it fourth occurs, to the end of the subsection are repealed,

(b)after that subsection insert—

(2A)Where an application is granted unconditionally—

(a)the Council shall give the applicant notice of its so granting the application; and

(b)registration shall take effect immediately on such notice being given.

(2B)If the Council is not satisfied as mentioned in subsection (2), it shall—

(a)grant the application subject to such conditions as it thinks fit; or

(b)refuse the application.

(2C)The Council shall give the applicant notice of its decision under subsection (2B), which shall—

(a)give the Council's reasons for the decision; and

(b)explain the right of appeal conferred by section 51 of this Act.

(2D)A decision to refuse the application takes effect immediately on notice to that effect being given.

(2E)Notice of a decision to grant the application subject to conditions shall state—

(a)the conditions; and

(b)that, within fourteen days after service of the notice, the applicant may make written representations to the Council concerning any matter which the applicant wishes to dispute.

(2F)Subject to subsections (2G) and (2H), a decision to grant the application subject to conditions takes effect at the end of the fourteen day period mentioned in subsection (2E).

(2G)Where—

(a)the applicant makes such representations as are mentioned in subsection (2E);

(b)the Council, having considered the representations, confirms the decision mentioned in subsection (2F); and

(c)no appeal is brought under section 51 of this Act,

the decision takes effect on the expiry of the fourteen day period mentioned in subsection (A1) of that section for bringing such an appeal.

(2H)Where an appeal against a decision mentioned in subsection (2F) is brought under section 51 of this Act (whether or not such representations as are mentioned in subsection (2E) are also made), the decision takes effect only when the appeal is finally determined or abandoned.,

(c)subsection (3) is repealed.

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I276Sch. 15 para. 2 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

3In section 47 (variation etc. of conditions in relation to registration under Part 3)—S

(a)in subsection (1), for “that it proposes” substitute “ of its decision ”,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)the words from “give” to the end of the subsection become paragraph (a) of the subsection,

(ii)for “proposal” substitute “ decision ”,

(iii)after paragraph (a) (inserted by paragraph (i) above) add—

(b)explain the right of appeal conferred by section 51 of this Act; and

(c)state the condition as varied, the condition which is removed or (as the case may be) the additional condition imposed..

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I277Sch. 15 para. 3 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

4In section 48 (right to make representations to Council as respects proposal)—S

(a)in subsection (1), the words “46(2) or” are repealed,

(b)for subsection (2) substitute—

(2)Subject to subsections (3) and (4), a decision under section 47 of this Act takes effect at the end of the fourteen day period mentioned in subsection (1).

(3)Where—

(a)the person to whom notice under section 47 was given makes such representations as are mentioned in subsection (1);

(b)the Council, having considered the representations, confirms the decision mentioned in that section; and

(c)no appeal is brought under section 51 of this Act,

the decision takes effect on the expiry of the fourteen day period mentioned in subsection (A4) of that section for bringing such an appeal.

(4)Where an appeal against a decision under section 47 is brought under section 51 (whether or not such representations as are mentioned in subsection (1) are also made), the decision takes effect only when the appeal is finally determined or abandoned..

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I278Sch. 15 para. 4 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

5In the heading to section 48, for “proposal” substitute “ decision under section 47 ”.S

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I279Sch. 15 para. 5 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

6In section 49 (removal etc. from the Council's register), in subsection (1)(e), for “proposal” substitute “ decision ”.S

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I280Sch. 15 para. 6 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

7In section 50 (notice of Council's decision)—S

(a)subsection (1) is repealed,

(b)in subsection (2), paragraph (a) and the “or” immediately following it are repealed,

(c)in subsection (3), paragraph (b) is repealed,

(d)in subsection (4)—

(i)at the beginning insert “ Subject to subsection (5), ”,

(ii)the words from “other” to “application” are repealed,

(iii)in paragraph (a), for the words “referred to in section 51(1) of this Act” substitute “ after the giving of a notice under subsection (2) ”,

(e)after subsection (4) add—

(5)A decision in accordance with rules under section 49(1) of this Act to suspend a person's registration in a part of the register maintained under section 44(1) of this Act takes effect immediately on notice of that decision being given..

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I281Sch. 15 para. 7 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

8In the heading to section 50, at the end, add “ under rules under section 49 ”.S

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I282Sch. 15 para. 8 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

9In section 51 (appeal against decision of Council)—S

(a)before subsection (1) insert—

(A1)Where—

(a)a person is given notice under subsection (2C) of section 46 of this Act of a decision to grant an application for registration under this Part subject to conditions;

(b)the person makes such representations as are mentioned in subsection (2E) of that section; and

(c)the Council confirms the decision,

the person may, within fourteen days after such confirmation is given, appeal to the sheriff against the decision.

(A2)Where—

(a)a person is given notice under subsection (2C) of section 46 of this Act of a decision to grant an application for registration under this Part subject to conditions; and

(b)no representations such as are mentioned in subsection (2E) of that section are made,

the person may, within fourteen days after service of the notice, appeal to the sheriff against the decision.

(A3)Where a person is given notice under subsection (2C) of section 46 of this Act of a decision to refuse an application for registration under this Part, the person may, within fourteen days after service of the notice, appeal to the sheriff against the decision.

(A4)Where—

(a)a person is given notice under section 47(1) of this Act of a decision mentioned in that section;

(b)the person makes such representations as are mentioned in section 48(1) of this Act; and

(c)the Council confirms the decision,

the person may, within fourteen days after such confirmation is given, appeal to the sheriff against the decision.

(A5)Where—

(a)a person is given notice under section 47(1) of this Act of a decision mentioned in that section; and

(b)no representations such as are mentioned in section 48(1) of this Act are made,

the person may, within fourteen days after service of the notice, appeal to the sheriff against the decision.,

(b)in subsection (1), for “that notice is given” substitute “ service of the notice ”,

(c)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “such an appeal” substitute “ an appeal under this section ”,

(ii)the “or” immediately following paragraph (a) is repealed,

(iii)after paragraph (b) insert , or

(c)direct that it shall not have effect and make such other order as the sheriff thinks fit.

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I283Sch. 15 para. 9 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

10In section 53 (codes of practice)—S

(a)after subsection (3) insert—

(3A)A social service worker shall, so far as relevant, have regard to any code published under subsection (1) by the Council.

(3B)An employer of a social service worker, or a person seeking to employ such workers, shall, so far as relevant, have regard to any code published under subsection (1) by the Council.,

(b)after subsection (5) insert—

(6)The Scottish Ministers may give directions (of a general or specific nature) to—

(a)the persons mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection (1);

(b)the Council,

in relation to any code so published; and such directions must be complied with.

(7)The Scottish Ministers may vary or revoke any direction given under subsection (6)..

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I284Sch. 15 para. 10 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

11In section 64 (complaints procedures)—S

(a)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “Ministers” substitute “ Public Services Ombudsman ”,

(ii)the words from “and” to the end of the subsection are repealed,

(b)in subsection (3), for “with such consent” substitute “ after such consultation ”.

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I285Sch. 15 para. 11 in force at 1.8.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2), Sch.

SCHEDULE 16SHealthcare Improvement Scotland: establishment etc.

(introduced by section 110(1))

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I286Sch. 16 in force at 1.8.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/221, art. 3(2)(3), Sch.

I287Sch. 16 in force at 1.10.2010 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.

I288Sch. 16 in force at 1.4.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/122, art. 2, Sch.

After Schedule 5 to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29) there is inserted—

SCHEDULE 5ASHealthcare Improvement Scotland

(introduced by section 10A(5))

StatusS

1(1)Healthcare Improvement Scotland is a body corporate.

(2)HIS is not to be regarded as a servant or agent of the Crown, or as having any status, immunity or privilege of the Crown, nor are its members or its employees to be regarded as civil servants.

(3)HIS's property is not to be regarded as property of, or held on behalf of, the Crown.

Membership of HISS

2(1)HIS is to consist of the following members—

(a)a person appointed by the Scottish Ministers to chair HIS;

(b)the person appointed under paragraph 2(1)(a) of schedule 11 to the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 8) to chair Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland; and

(c)no fewer than 10 nor more than 13 other members appointed by the Scottish Ministers.

(2)The Scottish Ministers may by order amend sub-paragraph (1)(c) by substituting for the minimum or maximum number of members for the time being specified there such other number as they think fit.

(3)In appointing members, the Scottish Ministers are to have regard to the desirability of including—

(a)persons who have experience of, and have shown capacity and capability in, the provision of services provided under the health service or independent health care services;

(b)persons who use, or have used services provided under the health service or independent health care services;

(c)persons who have such other skills, knowledge or experience as the Scottish Ministers consider to be relevant in relation to the exercise of HIS's functions.

Terms of appointment etc.S

3(1)Each member of HIS is to be appointed for such period as the Scottish Ministers think fit.

(2)A member—

(a)holds and vacates office in accordance with the terms and conditions of appointment; but

(b)may, by written notice to the Scottish Ministers, resign office as a member.

(3)A person is, on ceasing to be a member, eligible for reappointment.

Removal of membersS

4The Scottish Ministers may, by written notice, remove a member from office if they are satisfied that—

(a)the member—

(i)has been adjudged bankrupt;

(ii)has granted a trust deed for creditors or a composition contract;

(iii)has proposed a voluntary arrangement which has been approved;

(b)the member's estate has been sequestrated;

(c)the member has been absent from 3 consecutive meetings of HIS without the permission of HIS;

(d)the member is otherwise unfit or unable to discharge the functions of a member.

Disqualification from membershipS

5A person is disqualified from appointment, and from holding office, as a member of HIS if that person is—

(a)a member of the Scottish Parliament;

(b)a member of the House of Commons;

(c)a member of the European Parliament.

Remuneration and allowances for membersS

6HIS must pay to each of its members such—

(a)remuneration; and

(b)allowances and expenses,

as the Scottish Ministers may determine.

Chief executive and other employeesS

7(1)HIS is to employ a chief executive.

(2)The chief executive must be a member of HIS.

(3)The Scottish Ministers are to make the first appointment of the chief executive on such terms and conditions as the Scottish Ministers may determine.

(4)Each subsequent chief executive is, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers, to be appointed by HIS on such terms and conditions as HIS may, with such approval, determine.

(5)HIS may (subject to any directions given under sub-paragraph (6)) appoint such other employees on such terms and conditions as HIS may determine.

(6)The Scottish Ministers may give directions to HIS as regards—

(a)the appointment of employees under sub-paragraph (5); and

(b)the terms and conditions of their employment.

(7)HIS may, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers—

(a)pay or make arrangements for the payment;

(b)make payments or contributions towards the provision;

(c)provide and maintain schemes (whether contributory or not) for the payment,

of such pensions, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of any person who is or has ceased to be an employee of HIS, as it may determine.

(8)The reference in sub-paragraph (7) to pensions, allowances and gratuities includes a reference to pensions, allowances and gratuities by way of compensation for loss of employment.

CommitteesS

8(1)HIS may establish committees for any purpose relating to its functions.

(2)Subject to section 10Z16, HIS is to determine the composition of its committees.

(3)HIS may appoint persons who are not members of HIS to be members of a committee.

(4)A committee of HIS is to comply with any directions given to it by HIS.

Procedure and meetingsS

9(1)HIS may determine its own procedure and that of its committees, including a quorum for meetings.

(2)The validity of any proceedings of HIS, or any of its committees, is not affected by a vacancy in membership nor by any defect in the appointment of a member.

(3)Members of—

(a)the Scottish Executive and persons authorised by the Scottish Ministers;

(b)Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland and persons authorised by it,

may attend and take part in meetings of HIS or any of its committees, but are not entitled to vote at such meetings.

General powersS

10(1)HIS may do anything which appears to be necessary or expedient for the purpose of, or in connection with, or which appears conducive to, the exercise of its functions.

(2)In particular, HIS may—

(a)enter into contracts;

(b)with the consent of the Scottish Ministers—

(i)borrow money;

(ii)acquire and dispose of land;

(iii)borrow sums in sterling by way of overdraft for the purpose of meeting a temporary excess of expenditure over sums otherwise available to meet that expenditure.

Delegation of functionsS

11(1)HIS may, subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) authorise—

(a)the chief executive;

(b)any other employee;

(c)any of its committees,

to exercise such of its functions, and to such extent, as it may determine.

(2)HIS may not authorise any of the following functions to be exercised by any other person—

(a)the approval of annual reports and accounts;

(b)the approval of any budget or other financial plan.

(3)Sub-paragraph (1) does not affect the responsibility of HIS for the exercise of its functions.

Location of officeS

12HIS's determination of the location of its office premises is subject to the approval of the Scottish Ministers.

AccountsS

13(1)HIS must—

(a)keep proper accounts and accounting records;

(b)prepare in respect of each financial year a statement of accounts; and

(c)send a copy of the statement to the Scottish Ministers,

and must do so in accordance with any directions the Scottish Ministers may give.

(2)HIS must send the statement of accounts to the Auditor General for Scotland for auditing.

ReportsS

14(1)As soon as practicable after the end of each financial year, HIS must prepare a report which is—

(a)to provide information on the discharge of HIS's functions during that year; and

(b)to include a copy of the statement of accounts for that year audited by the Auditor General for Scotland.

(2)HIS must—

(a)publish the report;

(b)lay a copy of the report before the Scottish Parliament;

(c)send a copy of the report to the Scottish Ministers.

(3)HIS may publish such other reports and information on matters relevant to the functions of HIS as it considers appropriate..

SCHEDULE 17SHealthcare Improvement Scotland: modifications of enactments

(introduced by section 110(2))

National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29)S

1The National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 is amended as follows.S<