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Disabled Persons (Independent Living) Bill [HL]

Volume 696: debated on Wednesday 7 November 2007

My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to impose certain duties on certain persons and bodies in respect of disabled persons; to confer certain rights on disabled persons for independent living; to amend the Mental Health Act 1983; to amend the Care Standards Act 2000; and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved accordingly, and, on Question, Bill read a first time, and ordered to be printed.