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The Housing (Welfare Services) (Wales) Order 1995

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Statutory Instruments

1995 No. 2720

HOUSING, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Housing (Welfare Services) (Wales) Order 1995

Made

9th October 1995

The Secretary of State for Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 128 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:—

Citation and application

1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the Housing (Welfare Services) (Wales) Order 1995.

(2) This Order shall apply to local housing authorities in Wales only.

Excluded services

2.  In respect of any year beginning on or after 1st April 1996 the provisions made by section 127 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (accounting for housing welfare services) shall cease to apply in respect of the services described in the Schedule to this Order.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Gwilym Jones

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office

9th October 1995

SCHEDULEDESCRIBED SERVICES

(a)

assistance with personal mobility;

(b)

assistance at meal times;

(c)

assistance with personal appearance or hygiene;

(d)

administration of medication;

(e)

nursing care.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order removes, in relation to local housing authorities in Wales and in relation to the described services, the discretion, which was conferred by section 127 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, of local housing authorities in Wales to account for housing welfare services in their Housing Revenue Accounts.

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