(introduced by section 109)

Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968

1In section 29 (power of local authority to defray expenses of certain persons in visiting persons or attending funerals)—

(a)in the title, for the words from “expenses” to the end substitute “certain travelling expenses”, and

(b)after subsection (1) insert—

(1A)In subsection (1), “child” has the meaning given by section 93(2)(a) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995.

(1B)In subsection (1), the reference to a child who is “looked after” by a local authority is to be construed in accordance with section 17(6) of that Act of 1995..

Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008

2In the Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008, in section 92(1)(b) (application for order in relation to bodies retained in premises)—

(a)after “are” insert

(i)is satisfied that no arrangements have been or are being made under section 65(2) or 66(2) of the Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016 for disposal of the body; or

(ii), and

(b)after “not” insert “otherwise”.