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Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983

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19(1)The Secretary of State may make regulations as to the conduct of residential care homes, and in particular—

(a)as to the facilities and services to be provided in such homes ;

(b)as to the numbers and qualifications of staff to be employed in such homes ;

(c)as to the numbers of suitably qualified and competent staff to be on duty in such homes ;

(d)as to the records to be kept and notices to be given in respect of persons received into such homes ;

(e)as to the notification of events occurring in such homes ;

(f)as to the giving of notice by a person of a description specified in the regulations of periods during which any person of a description so specified proposes to be absent from a home ;

(g)as to the information to be supplied in such a notice ;

(h)making provision for children under the age of 18 years who are resident in such homes to receive a religious upbringing appropriate to the religious persuasion to which they belong;

(j)as to the form of registers to be kept by registration authorities for the purposes of this Part of this Schedule and the particulars to be contained in them ; and

(k)as to the information to be supplied on an application for registration.

(2)Regulations under this paragraph may provide that a contravention of or failure to comply with any specified provision of the regulations shall be an offence against the regulations; and any person guilty of an offence against the regulations shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine of an amount not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

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