Section 55 – Power for local authorities to take charges on land instead of contributions


This section provided for what are known as deferred payment agreements which, effectively, postponed payment of care charges pending sale of a service user’s property. Effect of Care Act 2014 and Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 This section was amended in consequence of these acts. A new subsection (2A) prevents any new deferred […]

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