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The Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2018

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2018 and come into force on 1st April 2018.

(2) In these Regulations—

“the Act” means the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016;

“the 2013 Act” means the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013(1);

“the 1995 Act” means the Children (Scotland) Act 1995(2);

“ACSP” means an adult carer support plan prepared under Part 2 of the Act;

“the appointed day” is 1st April 2018;

“carer’s assessment” means an assessment of ability to provide care for an adult made under section 12AA of the Social work (Scotland) Act 1968(3) or an assessment of ability to provide care for a disabled child made under section 24 of the 1995 Act(4);

“services” means services provided under section 22 of the 1995 Act(5) where a child is in need because of the care which the child provides to another person;

“support”, other than in regulations 10 and 12, means support provided under section 3(4) of the 2013 Act; and

“YCS” means a young carer statement prepared under Part 2 of the Act.

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1968 c.49. Section 12AA was inserted by the Community Care and Health (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 5) (“the 2002 Act”), section 9(2).

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Section 24 was amended by the 2002 Act, section 11.

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There are amendments to section 22 which are not relevant to this instrument.

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