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Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Section 59 – Power to impose charges

222.Section 59 provides that a local authority may impose a charge for providing or arranging the provision of care and support or support. Such a charge can only be for costs the local authority incurs in meeting the needs for which the charge is made. Subsection (3) contains an exception to this proposition, which allows a local authority to charge an additional sum in the circumstances set out within the subsection. The local authority's power to impose a charge is subject to regulations made under sections 61 and 62 and to the duties in sections 63, 66 and 67.

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