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The Mental Health (Patient Representation) (Prescribed Persons) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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2.  In these Regulations—

“care service” has the meaning given by subsection (1)(a), (b), (d), (f), (g) and (j) of section 47 of the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010(1);

“Health and Care Professions Council” means the Council established by article 3 of the Health and Social Work Professions Order 2002(2);

“independent advocacy services” has the same meaning as in section 259(1) of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003(3);

“social worker” has the meaning given by section 77 of the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001(4); and

“the 2004 Regulations” means the Mental Health (Patient Representation) (Prescribed Persons) (Scotland) (No. 2) Regulations 2004(5).

(2)

S.I. 2002/254 (“the 2002 Order”). Article 3 was relevantly amended by section 214 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (2012 c.7). That section provided that the body then known as the Health Professions Council was to continue in existence and be renamed as the Health and Care Professions Council; subsection (2) substituted a new article 3(1) into the 2002 Order to refer to the Council by its new name.

(3)

For the purposes of section 259(1), “advocacy services” has the meaning given by subsection (4) of section 259, and “independent” has the meaning given by subsection (5) of that section.

(4)

2001 asp 8. Section 77 was substituted by paragraph 9 of schedule 1 of the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2011 (S.S.I. 2011/211). There are amendments to section 77 which are not relevant to these Regulations.

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