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Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 41 - Interpretation

122.This section defines terms that are used frequently in the Act. For example “1968 Act” means the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968; “1995 Act” means the Children (Scotland) Act 1995; “2014 Act” means the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.

123.Subsection (2) defines support provided by a responsible local authority as including support that the authority secures from another service provider.

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