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Adoption and Children Act 2002

Adoption and Children Act 2002

2002 CHAPTER 38

Commentary on Sections

Part 3 -Miscellaneous and Final Provisions

Chapter 1 – Miscellaneous
Section 136: Payment of grants in connection with welfare services

333.Section 136amends section 93 of the Local Government Act 2000, which enables the Secretary of State to pay grants to local authorities in England and the National Assembly to pay grants to local authorities in Wales for welfare services.  The provisions in section 136 clarify that grants may be paid contributing to the provision of welfare services, or in connection with welfare services, as well as for their direct provision. Subsection (4) explicitly recognises that the Treasury must approve the proposed terms and conditions of any grant made under section 93 of the Local Government Act 2000, in addition to its amount and the manner of payment, before the grant is made.

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