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troubleshooting Question

TSQL Scalar Function using select inside the function & excluding date

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LeogalFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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I apologize in advance for asking what is likely a basic question, problem is that I am new to SQL and having difficulties with the syntax.

I am writing this function:

Alter function dbo.Fn_get_last_day
(@FN_InputDt               datetime

Returns      @d

declare @d    datetime
    set    @d  = @FN_InputDt

select @d =
                   case when @FN_InputDt = 0 then 0 else
                            select day (@Fn_InputDt) DatePart(d,@FN_InputDt)



Here are the errors returned:
Msg 156,  Level 15, State 1, Procedure FN_GET_LAST_DAY , line 16
incorrect syntax near the keyword 'select'.
Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Procedure FN_GET_LAST_DAY, line 16
Incorrrect syntax near 'D'
Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Procedure FN_GET_LAST_DAY, line 21
Incorrect syntax near 'END'