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National Assistance Act 1948

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21The following provisions shall have effect for the purpose of the application of this Schedule to Scotland:—

(a)for references to the Minister of Health there shall be substituted references to the Secretary of State;

(b)for references to a county borough there shall be substituted references to a large burgh;

(c)for references to the Poor Law Act, 1930, there shall be substituted references to the enactments relating to the relief of the poor in Scotland, and the expression

workhousemeans poorhouse;

(d)any reference to the local authority by which a poorhouse was provided shall include a reference to a combination of local authorities;

(e)paragraphs 12, 13 and 15 shall not apply.

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