Legislation

Section 48 – Duty of councils to provide temporary protection for property of persons admitted to hospitals, etc

Introduction

This section placed an obligation on councils to safeguard the possessions of a person admitted to hospital or accommodation under part III of this act which, typically, meant under section 21 of this act. This section no longer applies in England nor Wales, though the Care Act 2014 and Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act […]

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