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Social Care Charges (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 12 – Direct payments

28.This section applies where a local authority makes direct payments to an individual under section 57 of the Health and Social Care Act 2001.  The section must be read in conjunction with section 57 of the 2001 Act and the regulation making powers contained in that section.

29.Subsections (2) and (3) give Welsh Ministers the power to make regulations about direct payments which make provision corresponding to the provision which is made, or may be made, under sections 1 to 11 of this Measure. Subsection (4) gives examples of the type of provision which may be made under such regulations (these examples correspond to the provision made by the preceding sections).  Subsection (5) defines certain terms used in the section.

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