The Children (Scotland) Act 1995 Regulations and Guidance
Volume 1 Support and Protection for Children and Their Families
The Publication of Information about Services for Children Direction 1996
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 20 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995( a), and section 5(1A) of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968( b) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby gives the following Direction:
Citation and comment
1. This Direction may be cited as the Publication of Information about Services for Children Direction 1996 and shall come into force on 1st April 1997.
2. In this Direction
"the 1995 Act" means the Children (Scotland) Act 1995;
"relevant services" means services provided by a local authority under or by virtue of
(a) Part II of the Act; or
(b) any of the enactments mentioned in section 5(1B)(a) to (o) of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968( c).
Period for publication of information
3. Each local authority shall prepare and publish in terms of section 20(1) of the 1995 Act the information referred to in section 20(1) of that Act within one year of 1st April 1997.
N. G. Campbell
27th December 1996
(b)1968 c.49; section 5(1A) was inserted by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c.19), s.51 and amended by sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph 76 of Schedule 13 to the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39).
(c)1968 c.49; section 5(1B) was inserted into the 1968 Act by paragraph 76(3)(b) of Schedule 13 to the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39).