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Health and Social Care Act 2008

Financial assistance related to provision of health or social care services

Section 155: Power to form a company

524.Section 155 allows the Secretary of State to set up a company to fund qualifying bodies and people wanting to set up such bodies. Under section 154 the Secretary of State could make arrangements with such a company to exercise the Secretary of State’s powers to fund such qualifying bodies and people wanting to set up such qualifying bodies. Under the arrangements with such a company, it is envisaged that the Secretary of State would transfer money to the company to enable the company to provide such financial support.

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