Equality Impact Assessment
Title of Policy
Disability Assistance (Miscellaneous Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2023
Summary of aims and desired outcomes of Policy
These regulations make amendments to the principal regulations for Child Disability Payment, Adult Disability Payment and Carer’s Allowance. They also make changes to the principal Adult Disability Payment transitional provisions.
The main purpose of these amendments to the principal regulations is to smooth the journey for individuals moving from Child Disability Payment to Adult Disability Payment and to make some minor technical changes to improve clarity. They will deliver on our overall policy intent for disability assistance which is to improve outcomes for disabled people.
Directorate: Division: Team
Social Security Directorate
Social Security Policy Division
Disability Benefits Policy Unit
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