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Scottish Welfare Fund: statutory guidance May 2019

The Scottish Welfare Fund (SWF) aims to provide a safety net to people on low incomes through Crisis Grants and Community Care Grants.


Footnotes

1 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015

2 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016

3 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015 s1

4 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015 s5

5 The Scottish Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulation 2016 s6(2)

6 The Scottish Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulation 2016 s6(3)

7 The Scottish Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015 s2(2)

8 The Scottish Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulation 2016 s6.4

9 The qualifying individual must have been in prison, or a care institution, for (a) a period of at least 3 months, any part of which falls within the 9 months preceding the date of application or (b) two or more separate periods within that 9 month period.

10 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/08/5260

11 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015 s1

12 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015

13 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.4

14 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s7

15 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/12/2912/1

16 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.12

17 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/02/23134246/0

18 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016  s3 - 16

19 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016  s16

20 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016  s13

21 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/welfarereform/scottishwelfarefund/socialfund/Briefingnotes/Briefingnoteforprisons

22 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015  s2(4)

23 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016  s.10

24 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015 s 10

25 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s4, s5 and s11

26 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015 s2

27 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.8

28 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.11

29 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.6.(2)

30 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015  s2(1)

31 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.10

32 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.3 and s.5

33 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.5

(34) 1995 c.18

(35) 1992 c.4

(36) 2007 c.5

(37) 2012 c.5

(38) 2002 c.16

39 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.8 and s.9

40 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015 s.4(3)

41 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.3 and s.3

42 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.6(4)(a)

43 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.6(4)(b)

44 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.6(4)(c)

45 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.6(4)(d)

46 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.6(4)(e)

47 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.6(5)(a)

48 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016  s.3 and 5

(49) 1995 c.18

(50) 1992 c.4

(51) 2007 c.5

(52) 2012 c.5

(53) 2002 c.16

54 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.6(5)

55 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.6(5)(a)

56 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.8

57 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.13(3)

58 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.14

59 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016  s.15

60 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015 s.7 – s13

61 The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2016 s.11

Contact

Email: SWFQueries@gov.scot

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