Care Standards Bill - continued        House of Commons

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Employment agencies
Nurses Agencies.     110. - (1) The Nurses Agencies Act 1957 shall cease to have effect.
      (2) In section 13 of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (interpretation), for subsection (8) there shall be substituted-
    "(8) This Act, in its application to Scotland, does not apply to-
    (a) any agency for the supply of nurses as defined in section 32 of the Nurses (Scotland) Act 1951 (but excluding any other business carried on in conjunction with such an agency);
    (b) the business carried on by any county or district nursing association or other similar organisation, being an association or organisation within paragraph (a) or (b) of that definition.",
       and paragraphs (b) and (c) of, and the proviso to, subsection (7) shall be omitted.
Charges for local authority welfare services
Charges for local authority welfare services.     111. In Schedule 1 to the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (enactments conferring functions assigned to social services committee), there shall be inserted at the appropriate place-
"Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983 (c. 41)
Section 17, so far as relating to services provided under the enactments mentioned in subsection (2)(a) to (c)
Charges for local authority welfare services"
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