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Community Care and Health (Scotland) Act 2002


7.In these notes:

  • “the 1948 Act” means the National Assistance Act 1948;

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

  • “the 1978 Act” means the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978;

  • “the 1984 Act” means the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984;

  • “the 1995 Act” means the Children (Scotland) Act 1995;

  • “the 1997 Act” means the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997; and

  • “the 2001 Act” means the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001.

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