Legislation

Section 96 – Young carers

Introduction

This section, which came into force on 1 April, 2015, consolidates and extends assessment rights for young carers in England. It inserts three new sections into the Children Act 1989, sections 17ZA, 17ZB and 17ZC the effect of which is explained below. Who is a young carer? The core definition is “a person under 18 […]

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