Richmond LBC, ex p Watson; Redcar and Cleveland BC, ex p Armstrong; Manchester CC, ex p Stennett; Harrow LBC, ex p Cobham [2001] 1 All ER 436 (CA)

Charging – s117 Mental Health Act 1983 – after-care

It is unlawful for local authorities to charge for residential accommodation provided by way of an after-care service under s117 Mental Health Act 1983, to patients discharged from detention under s3 of the Act.

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