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Transitional provisions

4.—(1) Paragraph (2) applies where before 1st April 2014 a local authority is providing or securing the provision of community care services to an adult by virtue of section 12A of the 1968 Act.

(2) Sections 5 and 6 of the 2013 Act (choice of options: adults and assistance) do not apply until the first occasion on or after 1st April 2014 on which the local authority reviews the decision under section 12A(1)(b) of the 1968 Act that the needs of the adult call for the provision of community care services.

(3) Paragraph (4) applies where before 1st April 2014 a local authority is providing or securing the provision of services under section 22(1) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995(1) (promotion of welfare of children in need) to a child or a member of a child’s family.

(4) Section 8 of the 2013 Act (choice of options: children and family members) does not apply until the first occasion on or after 1st April 2014 on which the local authority reviews the services provided to the child or the member of the child’s family.