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National Assistance Act 1948

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16Where on the appointed day a local authority in Scotland hold as trustees any property wholly or mainly for the use or benefit of the poor (within the meaning of section fifty-two of the Poor Law (Scotland) Act, 1845) of the whole or any part of their area, they shall hold and apply the property or the income thereof to such charitable purposes for the use and benefit of the persons for whom it is the duty of the local authority to make provision or arrangements under Part III of this Act as the authority may think fit.

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