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Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 53 – Guidance

144.Section 53 requires persons mentioned in subsection (2) to take account of any guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers about their functions, under or in relation to the Act. The persons are a local authority, a Health Board, an integration joint board and an integration joint monitoring committee.

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