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Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Section 57 – Cases where a person expresses preference for particular accommodation

212.Section 57 provides that regulations may be made that require the local authority to provide or arrange the provision of accommodation that meets a person’s preference.

213.The regulations may make provision requiring a person to meet some or all of the costs of meeting his or her preference, in so far as they exceed the costs that would usually be incurred in providing suitable accommodation.

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