Section 46 – Abolition of local authority’s power to remove persons in need of care


This section repeals, in relation to England, the current power for local authorities to remove people from their homes under section 47 of the National Assistance Act 1948. The power had in any event fallen into disuse. Nowadays, an application to the Court of Protection tends to be made where there are concerns about the […]

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