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Zyn, Regina (on The Application of) -v- Walsall Metropolitan

Zyn, Regina (on The Application of) -v- Walsall Metropolitan

Postby dls » Sat Jul 05, 2014 4:14 pm

Zyn, Regina (on The Application of) -v- Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council - Admn - 12-Jun-2014 - Leggatt J (Bailii, [2014] EWHC 1918 (Admin), [2014] WLR(D) 255, WLRD) - Personal Injury - Benefits - Local Government
The court was asked whether capital derived from a personal injury settlement which is managed by a deputy appointed by the Court of Protection must be disregarded by a local authority when deciding whether the injured person can be required to contribute to the cost of care services which he or she receives.
Held: It was to be disregarded.
Statutes:
National Health Services and Community Care Act 1990 s. 47
National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Regulations 1992 s. 21
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