Legislation

Section 97 – Parent carers

Introduction

This section, which came into force on 1 April, 2015, consolidates and extends assessment rights for parental carers of disabled children in England. It inserts three new sections into the Children Act 1989, sections 17ZD, 17ZE and 17ZF the effect of which is explained below. Who is a parent carer? The core definition is “a […]

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