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15(1)The Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 shall be amended as follows.
(2)In section 7B(2) (complaints procedure), for the words from “or if he is in receipt of payment” onwards there shall be substituted “ or if he is in receipt of direct payments within the meaning of section 57 of the Health and Social Care Act 2001. ”
(3)In Schedule 1 (functions referred to social services committee of local authority), at the end insert—
|“Health and Social Care Act 2001|
|Part 4 in so far as it confers functions on a local authority in England or Wales within the meaning of that Part.||Functions in relation to the provision of residential accommodation.|
|Making of direct payments to person in respect of his securing provision of community care services or services to carers.”|
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16In section 7 of the Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000 (direct payments and vouchers), at the end of subsection (2) insert “ so far as relating to the inserted section 17B of that Act. ”
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