Search Legislation

Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

PART 7GENERAL PROVISION

Guidance and directions

37Guidance and directions to local authorities

(1)Section 5 of the 1968 Act (powers of the Scottish Ministers) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), after “Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 1)” insert “and the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016”.

(3)In subsection (1B), after paragraph (t) insert—

(u)the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016..

38Guidance and directions to health boards and directing authorities

(1)Each health board and each directing authority must have regard to any guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers about the exercise of functions conferred by this Act.

(2)The Scottish Ministers may issue directions to health boards and directing authorities, either individually or collectively, about the exercise of functions conferred by this Act.

(3)Each health board must comply with any direction issued to it under this section.

(4)Each directing authority must comply with any direction issued to it under this section.

Assistance to and by voluntary organisations etc.

39Financial and other assistance to voluntary organisations etc.

In section 10(1) of the 1968 Act (financial and other assistance to voluntary organisations etc.), for “and (p)” substitute “, (p) and (u)”.

40Assistance by voluntary organisations etc.

In section 4 of the 1968 Act (provisions relating to performance of functions by local authorities), after “Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 1)” insert “or Part 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016”.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Show Explanatory Notes for Sections: Displays relevant parts of the explanatory notes interweaved within the legislation content.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Scottish Executive department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources