Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013 (Commencement, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2014 and comes into force on 17th February 2014.

(2) In this Order—

“the 1968 Act” means the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968(1); and

“the 2013 Act” means the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013.


1968 c.49; section 12A was inserted by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c.19), section 55 and amended by the Community Care and Health (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 5) (“the 2002 Act”), section 8; sections 12B and 12C were inserted by the Community Care (Direct Payments) Act 1996 (c.30), section 4; section 12B was amended by the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 8), section 70, the 2002 Act, section 7 and paragraph 1 of schedule 2 and the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 10), section 63; section 12C was amended by paragraph 1 of schedule 2 to the 2002 Act.