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Social Care (Self-directed Support)(Scotland) Act 2013

Section 12 – Eligibility for a direct payment: review

41.Section 12 places a duty on the local authority to review their decision (on the request of the supported person) to deem a person ineligible for a direct payment where there is a material change in the circumstances which led to the person being deemed to be ineligible.

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