Search Legislation

Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018

Access to reports

87.Where an assessment report was used in making a determination of a person’s entitlement, section 60 gives the person a right to request a copy of it. The Scottish Ministers must comply with a request, except where it would breach data protection rules to provide the report (an example would be where it contains personal information about another individual that the person assessed has no right to see).

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Scottish Government to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources