Explanatory Notes

Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

2014 asp 9

1 April 2014

Commentary on Sections

Part 1.Functions of Local Authorities and Health Boards

Strategic planning etc.

Section 36 – Significant decisions outside strategic plan: public involvement

101.Section 36 makes provision for where an integration authority plans to make a decision that would have a significant effect on the arrangements for provision of a service in pursuance of integrated functions and give effect to the decision by means other than by revising its strategic plan under section 37.

102.The integration authority is required to consult its strategic planning group, along with users or potential users of the service which is being or may be provided, on the proposed decision.