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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Scottish Statutory Instrument: The Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (Excepted Services) Regulations 2012 No. 44
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These Regulations exclude certain specified activities from the definition of care services under Part 5 of the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010.
Regulation 2 excepts certain activities from the definition of a support service, namely field social work, i.e. social work which is not carried out within a care service, certain counselling services and employment advice services. Regulation 3 provides that activities performed by health boards, special health boards and the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service under the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 are excepted from the definition of nurse agencies and regulation 4 restricts the definition of day care of children to those services with a primary purpose of the provision of care for children.
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