Scottish Commission on Social Security scrutiny report on the draft Best Start Grants and Scottish Child Payment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021
Scottish Commission on Social Security (SCoSS) scrutiny report on the draft Best Start Grants and Scottish Child Payment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021.
The Scottish Commission on Social Security is pleased to present its report on the draft Best Start Grants and Scottish Child Payment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021 (hereafter the draft Regulations) to the Scottish Government and Scottish Parliament. This report has been completed in accordance with SCoSS’s pre-legislative scrutiny function, conferred by sections 22(1)(a) and 97 of the Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018. The draft Regulations amend the way in which Social Security Scotland should decide between competing claims for Scottish Child Payment (SCP) or Best Start Grant (BSG) in the last resort and the rules that determine when more than one Best Start Grant may be paid in respect of the same child.
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