Care Bill [HL]

Amendment
to be moved
On REPORT

After Clause 47

LORD LOW OF DALSTON

LORD PANNICK

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Human Rights Act 1998: provision of “care and support services” to be public
function

(1)   A person (“P”) who provides regulated “social care” is to be taken for the
purposes of subsection (3)(b) of section 6 of the Human Rights Act 1998
(c.42) (acts of public authorities) to be exercising a function of a public
nature in doing so.

(2)   This section applies to persons providing services regulated by the Care
Quality Commission.

(3)   In this section “social care” has the same meaning as in the Health and
Social Care Act 2008.”

Prepared 24th September 2013