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National Assistance Act Schemes (Kent)

Volume 722: debated on Tuesday 14 December 1965

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asked the Minister of Health on what date the Kent County Council submitted to him schemes made under Sections 21 or 29 of the National Assistance Act, 1948; and on what date any such scheme came into force.

Under Section 21 the scheme was submitted on 3rd May, 1949, and came into force on 1st July, 1949. Under Section 29, the scheme for the blind was submitted on 3rd May, 1949 and came into force on 2nd July, 1949, and schemes for the deaf and for the general classes of the handicapped were submitted on 28th July, 1955 and came into force on 12th November, 1955. The schemes for the blind and general classes have since been amended.