Legislation

Section 17ZA – young carers’ needs assessments

Introduction

This section added by the Children and Families Act 2015. It came into force on 1st April 2015 and only applies to English local authorities (in Wales, carers’ assessments are governed by section 24 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 ) Who is a young carer? The core definition is “a person […]

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