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Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018

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5Recognition of importance of accessible information

(1)In fulfilling their duty under section 3(a), the Scottish Ministers must have regard to the importance of providing information in a way that is accessible for individuals who have a sensory, physical or mental disability.

(2)The steps taken by the Scottish Ministers under section 3(b) must include steps in relation to ensuring that—

(a)the information this Act requires the Scottish Ministers to give to an individual is given in a format that is accessible to the individual, and

(b)all information which this Act requires the Scottish Ministers to make publicly available is available in formats that are accessible to individuals who have a sensory, physical or mental disability.

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