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Welfare Reform Act 2009

Section 48: Power to repeal exclusion of community care services

220.Section 48 confers an order-making power that enables the exclusion of community care services to be fully removed. In relation to England, this power is exercisable only if either of two conditions is met. One condition is that the Secretary of State has previously made a pilot scheme and has published an evaluation of that scheme. The alternative condition is that the Secretary of State has previously given directions under community care legislation that were intended to give disabled people greater choice and control.

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