Legislation

Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970

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Introduction

This act requires certain welfare services to be provided to disabled children by English local authorities. Section 2 – Provision of welfare services Disabled children: England This section now only applies to disabled children in England. It requires local authorities, acting under section 17 of the Children Act 1989 (children’s services), to provides services to […]

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