2 Local authorities’ social services.E+W
The social services referred to in section 1(3) are the functions of a local authority which [F1are social services functions within the meaning of Local Authority Social Services Act 1970], including, in particular but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, a local authority’s functions
[F2(a)under the Children Act 1989, relating to family assistance orders, local authority support for children and families, care and supervision and emergency protection of children, community homes, voluntary homes and organisations, [F3private] children’s homes, private arrangements for fostering children, child minding and day care for young children and children accommodated by [F4Health Authorities, Special Health Authorities][F5Primary Care Trusts][F6National Health Service trusts] and local education authorities or in [F3care homes, independent hospitals or schools]; and
(b)under the National Health Service Act 1977, relating to the provision of care for expectant and nursing mothers.]
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