Zyn, Regina (on The Application of) v Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council: Admn 12 Jun 2014

The court was asked whether capital derived from a personal injury settlement which is managed by a deputy appointed by the Court of Protection must be disregarded by a local authority when deciding whether the injured person can be required to contribute to the cost of care services which he or she receives.
Held: It was to be disregarded.

Leggatt J
[2014] EWHC 1918 (Admin), [2014] WLR(D) 255
Bailii, WLRD
National Health Services and Community Care Act 1990 47, National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Regulations 1992 21

Personal Injury, Benefits, Local Government

Updated: 10 November 2021; Ref: scu.526516