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Personal Care at Home Bill



LORDS amendments to the

Personal Care at Home Bill

[The page and line references are to HL Bill 23, the bill as first printed for the Lords.]

Clause 1


Page 1, line 22, at end insert—



not be made before 1 April 2011”

Clause 2


Page 2, line 31, at end insert—



This Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may, by


order made by statutory instrument, appoint.



A statutory instrument containing an order made under subsection (3) may


not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and


approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.”


Page 2, line 31, at end insert—


“( )    

This Act shall not come into force until the Secretary of State has


commissioned an independent review of the affordability of the provisions


contained within this Act and has laid the report of that review before both


Houses of Parliament.”

After Clause 2


Insert the following new Clause—





This Act shall cease to have effect at the end of the period of two years


beginning with the day on which it is passed unless the condition in


subsection (2) is satisfied.



The condition is that regulations made under section 15 of the Community


Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Act 2003, having the effect of requiring the

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provision of personal care at home free of charge for periods of more than


six weeks, are in force.”

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