HC Deb 20 March 1970 vol 798 c908

Amendment made: No. 29, in page 6, line 15, leave out 'and every such local authority' and insert: (2) The Secretary of State shall take steps to obtain from local authorities having functions under the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 information as to the number of persons under the age of 65 who suffer from illness or mental disorder within the meaning of section 6 of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1960 or are substantially handicapped by any deformity or disability and for whom residential accommodation is from time to time provided under section 59 of the said Act of 1968 at any premises in a part of those premises in which such accommodation is so provided for persons over that age. (3) Every local authority referred to in this section.—[Mr. Alfred Morris.]

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