Ordinary residence guidance: National Assistance Act 1948
Provides information and advice on determining ordinary residence for people requiring local community care services before 1 April 2015.
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The ordinary residence guidance was updated on 28 March 2013 to take account of the NHS reforms, which take effect from 1 April 2013. You should read the guidance in conjunction with the following directions:
- Ordinary Residence Disputes (National Assistance Act 1948) Directions 2010
- Ordinary Residence Disputes (Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Act 2003 Directions 2010
- Ordinary Residence Disputes (Mental Capacity Act 2005) Directions 2010
- Memorandum of Understanding between Secretary of State and Scottish Ministers
- Cross-border Arrangements between England and Wales
- Ordinary Residence publication of Determinations in 2012