The Poor Law (Scotland) Act 1845 was an Act of Parliament that reformed the Poor Law system of Scotland.
- The creation of a Board of Supervision to regulate the Poor Law system.
- A retention of the parish-based system through Parochial Boards
- Powers for the Parochial Boards to raise taxes
- Poor relief could continue to be in the form of outdoor relief, poorhouses could be built to aid the sick
- Parishes should join together to build poorhouses
- An Inspector of the Poor decided whether applications for poor relief were legitimate