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Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 40 - Assistance by voluntary organisations etc.

121.This section amends section 4 of the 1968 Act to ensure Parts 2 to 6 of this Act are considered as part of provisions relating to the performance of functions by local authorities for the purposes of that section. This will then allow local authorities to make arrangements with voluntary organisations and other bodies so that they can provide assistance to local authorities exercising functions under the Act.

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