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Legislation - England and Wales

Here you can find links to further relevant legislation and regulations in England and Wales.


Child Support, Pensions And Social Security Act 2000

Children Act 2004

Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000

Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Act 2003

Health And Social Care (Community Health And Standards) Act 2003

Health and Social Care Act 2001

Local Government Act 2000

Mental Capacity Act 2005

National Health Service Act 2006

National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990

National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

State Pension Credit Act 2002

Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999


Adult Placement Schemes (England) Regulations 2004

Adult Placement Schemes (Wales) Regulations 2004

Care Homes (Wales) Regulations 2002

Carers (Equal Opportunities) Act 2004 (Commencement) (Wales) Order 2005

Carers (Services) and Direct Payments (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2001

Carers (Services) and Direct Payments (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2001

Carers and Disabled Children (Vouchers) (England) Regulations 2003

Care Standards Act 2000 and the Children Act 1989 (Regulatory Reform and Complaints) (Wales) Regulations 2006

Community Care, Services for Carers and Children's Services (Direct Payments) (Wales)
Regulations 2004

Disabled Children (Direct Payments) (Wales) Regulations 2001

Domiciliary Care Agencies (Wales) Regulations 2004

Local Government (Best Value Performance Indicators) (Wales) Order 2001

Mental Health (Correspondence of Patients, Patient Advocacy and Liaison Services) Regulations 2003

Primary Care Trusts (Consultation on Establishment, Dissolution and Transfer of Staff) Regulations 1999

Social Security Pensions (Low Earnings Threshold) Order 2007

Social Services Complaints Procedure (Wales) Regulations 2005

State Pension Credit Regulations 2002