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

Section 7 – Choice of options: adult carers

27.Section 7 makes provisions with the same effect for adult carers as section 5 makes for adults as regards the choice of options for self-directed support (the procedure for which is set out in paragraphs 16 to 21 above). Section 7 applies where a local authority decides to provide support under section 3(4).

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