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Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 39 - Financial and other assistance to voluntary organisations etc.

120.This section amends section 10 of the 1968 Act, to allow grants and loans to be made to voluntary organisations in connection with things they do which assist local authorities in exercising their functions under this Act. The effect of the amendment is also that local authorities will be able to provide non-financial assistance to voluntary organisations, such as allowing them the use of premises.

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