Legislation

Section 26 – Refusal of a needs assessment for a carer aged 16 or 17

Introduction

The official explanatory notes to this act say: “Section 26 provides that the local authority’s duty to assess the needs of a carer aged 16 or 17 does not apply if the carer refuses a needs assessment and has capacity to decide whether to refuse the assessment Similarly, the duty to assess the needs of […]

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