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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2001 No. 105

NATIONAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES

The National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Amendment (No. 2) (Scotland) Regulations 2001

Made

16th March 2001

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

16th March 2001

Coming into force

for the purpose of regulation 5(2)

11th April 2001

for all other purposes

9th April 2001

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 22(5) of the National Assistance Act 1948(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:

(1)

1948 c. 29; section 22(5) was amended by the Ministry of Social Security Act 1966 (c. 20), section 39(1) and Schedule 6, paragraph 6; the Supplementary Benefits Act 1976 (c. 71), section 35(2) and Schedule 7, paragraph 3(b); the Social Security Act 1980 (c. 30), section 20 and Schedule 4, paragraph 2; the Social Security Act 1986 (c. 50) section 86 and Schedule 10, paragraph 32 and is applied by section 87(3) and (4) of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49) (the “1968 Act”) to persons for whom accommodation is provided under the 1968 Act or section 7 of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 36). Section 87(3) of the 1968 Act is amended by the Social Security Act 1980 (c. 30), Schedule 4, paragraph 5, the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983 (c. 41) section 20, the Social Security Act 1986 (c. 50), Schedule 10, paragraph 41 and the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), section 66 and Schedule 9, paragraph 10(13). The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).