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Disabled Persons (Independent Living) Bill [HL]

Volume 706: debated on Tuesday 9 December 2008

First Reading

A Bill to impose duties upon certain persons and bodies in respect of disabled persons; to confer certain rights upon disabled persons for independent living; to amend the Mental Health Act 1983; to amend the Health and Social Care Act 2008; and for connected purposes.

The Bill was introduced by Lord Ashley of Stoke, read a first time and ordered to be printed.