Guide to Care Act 2014 repeals

The following LexisNexis Private Client guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering repealed legislation (in whole or in part), secondary legislation revoked (in whole or in part), relevant new secondary legislation and statutory guidance and directions cancelled.

With the coming into effect of part of the Care Act 2014 (CA 2014) in April 2015 there will be a number of repeals, revocations and cancellations of statutory provisions and guidance. Orders have been and will be made under CA 2014 to bring this into effect. The bringing into effect of the remainder of CA 2014 is still unclear.

The cap on care costs provisions and the duty on local authorities to meet the eligible needs of self funders in care homes are delayed until April 2020. The introduction of the proposed appeals system for care and support is also delayed. Guidance was issued in October 2014 and corrective guidance in March 2015 and it is to be hoped that the following lists are an indication of all those repeals.

Note that where the existing provisions refer to jurisdictions other than England those provisions will be disapplied in respect of England. Also, where the provisions relate to both adults and children they will continue to relate to children only.

Obviously, until they are repealed, revoked or cancelled, the provisions will remain in full force and effect.

Repealed legislation (in whole or in part)

Some legislation is being repealed in its entirety and some only partly. There are, within that legislation, some sections that will be well known to practitioners dealing with

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