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Acts of Parliament and national legislation


Care act 2014 has repealed and/or revoked legislation and statutory guidance over the last 60 years. These changes are detailed in the care act regulations.

The following pieces of legislation remain in force:

  • Care Standards Act 2000
  • Health Services and Public Health Act 1968
  • Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983
  • Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996
  • National Health Service Act 2006
  • Mental Health Act 1983
  • Mental Health (Patients in the Community) Act 1995
  • Equality Act 2010
  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • Freedom of Information Act 2000
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations SI 1999
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations SI 1998
  • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations SI 1992
  • The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations SI 1992
  • The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations SI 1992
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations SI 1994

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