Legislation

Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986

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Introduction

Overview Much of this act has never been brought into force. The most important provisions that are in force deal with (a) social care assessments for children and young people leaving special education and (b) the requirement to take into account the caring capacity of a carer when deciding whether to offer services under the […]

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