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Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 41 – Carrying out of integration functions: localities

108.Section 41 relates to the localities identified in the strategic plan pursuant to section 29(3)(a). Subsections (1) to (4) require the person carrying out an integration function for the area of a local authority (which may be the local authority, the Health Board or the integration joint board depending on the integration model adopted and any directions made under section 26) to involve and consult interested persons prescribed by the Scottish Ministers by regulations where it proposes to take a decision that it considers might significantly affect the service provision in a locality of the area of the local authority.

109.Subsection (5) gives the integration authority the ability to pay the members of the groups consulted such expenses and allowances as the integration authority determines.

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