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Health and Social Care Act 2001

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59Interpretation of Part 4

(1)In this Part—

  • “the 1948 Act” means the National Assistance Act 1948 (c. 29);

  • “the 1968 Act” means the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49);

  • “community care services”—

    (a)

    in relation to England or Wales, has the meaning given by section 46(3) of the 1990 Act (local authority plans for community care services);

    (b)

    in relation to Scotland, has the same meaning as in the 1968 Act;

  • “local authority”—

    (a)

    in relation to England or Wales, has the meaning given by section 46(3) of the 1990 Act;

    (b)

    in relation to Scotland, has the same meaning as in the 1968 Act;

  • “Part 3 accommodation” means (in accordance with section 54(3)) accommodation provided under sections 21 to 26 of the 1948 Act.

(2)In this Part any reference to Part 3 accommodation or to a local authority providing such accommodation shall be construed in accordance with section 21(5) or (6) of the 1948 Act, as the case may be.

(3)In this Part any reference (however expressed) to services provided by a local authority includes services which the authority arrange to provide, where they have power to do so.

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