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|Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons (Amendment) Bill [H.L.]
This is the text of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons (Amendment) Bill [H.L.], as passed by the House of Lords and introduced in the House of Commons on 4 November 1997.
Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons (Amendment) Bill [H.L.]
|[NOTE: The words marked in bold type were inserted by the Lords to avoid questions of privilege.]
B I L L
An Act to amend section 2 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 in respect of the duty of local authorities to make arrangements to meet the needs of chronically sick and disabled persons.
BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-
|Arrangements for provision of welfare services.|| 1. After section 2(1) of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 there is inserted- |
|Short title, commencement and extent.|| 2. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons (Amendment) Act 1997.|
| (2) This Act shall come into force at the end of a period of three months beginning with the day on which it is passed.|
| (3) This Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.|
| (4) Nothing in this Act shall impose any charge on the people or on public funds, or vary the amount or incidence of or otherwise alter any such charge in any manner, or affect the assessment, levying, administration or application of any money raised by any such charge.|
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