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Local Government Act 2000

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Social services functions

102Social services functions

(1)Sections 2 to 5 of the [1970 c. 42.] Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (establishment and operation of social services committees) do not apply to a local authority (within the meaning of that Act) which are operating executive arrangements (within the meaning of Part II of this Act).

(2)Section 6(5) of that Act (social services director not to discharge non-social services functions without approval of Secretary of State) ceases to have effect.

(3)After section 1 of that Act there is inserted the following section—

1AMeaning of “social services functions”

For the purposes of this Act the social services functions of a local authority are—

(a)their functions under the enactments specified in the first column of Schedule 1 to this Act (being the functions which are described in general terms in the second column of that Schedule), and

(b)such other of their functions as the Secretary of State may designate by an order made under this section.

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