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Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill


Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill
Part 2 — Local authority community care services

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 13    Consequential amendments

     (1)    In section 22 of the National Assistance Act 1948 (c. 29) (charges for

accommodation provided or arranged by local authority), after subsection (8)

there is inserted—

           “(8A)              This section shall have effect subject to any regulations under section 12

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of the Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Act 2003 (power to

require certain community care services to be provided free of charge).”

     (2)    In section 26 of that Act (provision of accommodation in premises maintained

by voluntary organisations), after subsection (4) there is inserted—

           “(4AA)              Subsections (2) to (4) shall have effect subject to any regulations under

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section 12 of the Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Act 2003

(power to require certain community care services to be free of

charge).”

     (3)    In section 17 of the Health and Social Services and Social Security

Adjudications Act 1983 (c. 41) (power to charge for certain local authority

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services), after subsection (4) there is inserted—

           “(5)              This section has effect subject to any regulations under section 12 of the

Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Act 2003 (power to require

certain community care services to be free of charge).”

Part 3

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Supplementary

 14     Money

There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament

           (a)           any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State by virtue of this Act; and

           (b)           any increase attributable to this Act in the sums payable out of money so

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provided by virtue of any other Act.

 15    Meaning of “the appropriate Minister” and “the Assembly”

     (1)    In this Act “the appropriate Minister” means—

           (a)           in relation to England, the Secretary of State;

           (b)           in relation to Wales, the Assembly; and

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           (c)           in relation to England and Wales, the Secretary of State and the

Assembly acting jointly.

     (2)    In this Act “the Assembly” means the National Assembly for Wales.

 16    Short title, commencement and extent

     (1)    This Act may be cited as the Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Act

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2003.

     (2)    Part 1 shall come into force on such day as the appropriate Minister may by

order made by statutory instrument appoint; and different days may be

appointed for different purposes.

     (3)    This Act extends to England and Wales only.

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