Section 39 – Where a person’s ordinary residence is


Under the act, local authorities have responsibilities towards those who are “ordinarily resident” in their areas. This section explains what this means. Access the full text of section 39 of the Care Act. The official explanatory notes to the act describe this section as follows: “The section defines where a person, who is being provided […]

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