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Guidance on the recovery of expenditure on accommodation and services under section 86 of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968

Guidance on the recovery of expenditure on accommodation and services under section 86 of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968

Monday, June 1, 2015

ISBN: 9781785444104

This guidance is intended to assist local authorities in applying the statutory provisions under which the local authority providing accommodation and/or services can recover the costs from another local authority in Scotland.

Executive Summary

This guidance explains how Scottish local authorities should determine a person’s ordinary residence for the purpose of recovering, under section 86 of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (“the 1968 Act”), expenditure incurred in the provision of accommodation etc.