(2) After subsection (3) there shall be inserted—
(3A) Subject to subsection (3B) below, in any case where—
§ (3B) No request may be made under subsection (3A) above by a person who provides or will provide the care in question—
- (a) by virtue of a contract of employment or other contract; or
- (b) as a volunteer for a voluntary organisation.
§ (3C) Section 8 of the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 (duty of local authority to take into account ability of carers) shall not apply in any case where an assessment is made under subsection (3A) above in respect of a person who provides the care in question for a disabled person."
(3) In subsection (8), after the definition of "medical practitioner" there shall be inserted—
'person' means a natural person.".".—[Mr. Wicks.]
§ Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.