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Welfare Reform Act 2009

Section 38: Purpose of Part 2

200.This section sets out the purpose of this Part of the Act: namely to enable disabled people aged 18 or over to have greater choice and control over the way certain services are provided to or for them by defined public authorities. The section does not create a right to control. This Part of the Act contains a series of enabling powers which will allow the making of regulations that confer new rights on disabled people. These rights are together referred to in these Notes as ‘the right to control’

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