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Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001

Section 3: Power to amend the definition of “care service”

37.This section enables Scottish Ministers, following consultation, to amend by order the definition of care service. This allows Scottish Ministers to respond to any future changes in the delivery or focus of care services by adding additional services to the regulatory remit of the Commission as and when appropriate. Amendments consequential on amending the definition would be made under Section 80(2).

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