Legislation

Section 129 – Abolition of local authority’s power to remove persons in need of care and attention

Introduction

This section abolishes, in relation to Wales, the power for local authorities to remove people from their homes under section 47 of the National Assistance Act 1948. The power had in any event fallen into disuse. Nowadays, an application to the court of protection under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 tends to be made where […]

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