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PART 2CHARGING UNDER PART 5 OF THE ACT

Persons who may not be charged

3.  A local authority may not impose a charge for care and support provided or arranged—

(a)to meet the needs of a child;

(b)for a person who is suffering from any form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease where that disease has been clinically diagnosed by a registered medical practitioner(1);

(c)for a person who has been offered or is receiving a service provided as part of a package of after care services in accordance with section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983(2) (after care).

(1)

“Registered medical practitioner” is defined in Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978.