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Registered Homes Act 1984

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5Registration-general

(1)An application for registration under this Part of this Act shall be made to the registration authority and shall be accompanied by a registration fee of such amount as the Secretary of State may by regulations prescribe.

(2)Subject to sections 9, 12 and 13 below, on receipt of an application for registration and of the registration fee the registration authority shall register the applicant in respect of the home named in the application and issue to him a certificate of registration.

(3)It shall be a condition of the registration of any person in respect of a residential care home that the number of persons for whom residential accommodation with both board and personal care is provided in the home at any one time (excluding persons carrying on or employed at the home and their relatives) does not exceed such number as may be specified in the certificate of registration ; and the registration may also be subject to such other conditions (to be specified in the certificate) as the registration authority consider appropriate for regulating the age, sex or category of persons who may be received in the home.

(4)The registration authority may from time to time—

(a)vary any condition for the time being in force in respect of a home by virtue of this Part of this Act; or

(b)impose an additional condition,

either on the application of a person registered in respect of it or without such an application.

(5)If any such condition for the time being in force in respect of a home by virtue of this Part of this Act is not complied with, any person registered in respect of the home shall be guilty of an offence.

(6)The certificate of registration issued in respect of any home shall be kept affixed in a conspicuous place in the home ; and if default is made in complying with this subsection, any person registered in respect of the home shall be guilty of an offence.

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