New Clause 23 - Social services committees

Children Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee am 5:00 pm ar 21 Hydref 2004.

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'(1) Sections 2 to 5 of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (c.42) (social services committees) shall cease to have effect.

(2) In Schedule 1 to that Act (enactments conferring functions assigned to social services committees), for the heading substitute ''SOCIAL SERVICES FUNCTIONS''.

(3) In section 63(8) of the Health Services and Public Health Act 1968 (c.46) (instruction), in paragraph (a) of the definition of ''relevant enactments'', for the words from ''for the time being'' to ''section 2'' substitute ''are social services functions within the meaning''.

(4) In Schedule 1 to the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c.42) (political balance on committees), in paragraph 4(1), in paragraph (a) of the definition of ''ordinary committee'', for the words from ''the authority's'' to ''any other committee'' substitute ''any committee''.

(5) In section 102 of the Local Government Act 2000 (c.22) (social services functions)—

(a) omit subsection (1);

(b) in subsection (2), for ''that Act'' substitute ''the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970''.'.