Legislation

Section 47 – Protecting property of adults being cared for away from home

Introduction

Access the full text of section 47 of the Care Act. The official explanatory notes to the act describe this section as follows: “This section restates the duty originally set out at section 48 of the National Assistance Act 1948, for local authorities to prevent or mitigate loss or damage to the moveable property of […]

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