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Social Care Charges (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 2 – Maximum charges

5.Subsection (1) requires local authorities to act in accordance with regulations made by Welsh Ministers under subsection (2) when considering what is a reasonable charge for a chargeable service.

6.Subsection (2) gives the Welsh Ministers the power to make regulations controlling or limiting what will be a reasonable charge.   Subsection (3) gives examples of the type of provision that may be included in regulations made under this section. This includes provision setting out the maximum that a local authority may charge for a particular chargeable service or for any combination of chargeable services and provision establishing a maximum hourly or weekly charge.

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