Care Standards Bill [H.L.] - continued        House of Lords
PART II, ESTABLISHMENTS AND AGENCIES - continued
Miscellaneous and supplemental - continued

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Annual returns.     31. - (1) Regulations may require the person carrying on an establishment or agency to make an annual return to the registration authority.
 
      (2) Provision may be made by the regulations as to the contents of the return and the period in respect of which and date by which it is to be made.
 
Liquidators etc.     32. - (1) Regulations may-
 
 
    (a) require any person to whom this section applies to give notice of his appointment to the registration authority;
 
    (b) require any person to whom this section applies to appoint a person to manage the establishment or agency in question.
      (2) This section applies to any person appointed as-
 
 
    (a) a receiver or manager of the property of a relevant company;
 
    (b) the liquidator or provisional liquidator of a relevant company; or
 
    (c) the trustee in bankruptcy of a relevant individual.
      (3) In this section-
 
 
    "company" includes a partnership;
 
    "relevant company" means a company which is registered under this Part in respect of an establishment or agency; and
 
    "relevant individual" means an individual who is registered under this Part in respect of an establishment or agency.
Death of registered person.     33. - (1) Regulations may-
 
 
    (a) provide for the provisions of this Part to apply with prescribed modifications in cases where a person who was the only person registered under this Part in respect of an establishment or agency has died;
 
    (b) require the personal representatives of a deceased person who was registered in respect of an establishment or agency to notify the registration authority of his death.
      (2) Regulations under subsection (1)(a) may in particular-
 
 
    (a) provide for the establishment or agency to be carried on for a prescribed period by a person who is not registered in respect of it; and
 
    (b) include provision for the prescribed period to be extended by such further period as the registration authority may allow.
Provision of copies of registers.     34. - (1) Subject to subsection (3), the registration authority shall secure that copies of any register kept for the purposes of this Part are available at its offices for inspection at all reasonable times by any person.
 
      (2) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), any person who asks the registration authority for a copy of, or of an extract from, a register kept for the purposes of this Part shall be entitled to have one.
 
      (3) Regulations may provide that subsections (1) and (2) shall not apply-
 
 
    (a) in such circumstances as may be prescribed; or
 
    (b) to such parts of a register as may be prescribed.
      (4) A fee determined by the registration authority shall be payable for the copy except-
 
 
    (a) in prescribed circumstances;
 
    (b) in any other case where the registration authority considers it appropriate to provide the copy free of charge.
 
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