The Partnership Arrangements regulations require the establishment of pooled funds in relation to:


  • The exercise of family support functions;
  • Functions that will be exercised jointly as a result of the Population Assessment carried out under section 14 of the Act, or any plan prepared under section 14a;
  • The exercise of care home accommodation functions.


These duties  will take effect from 6 April 2016, with the exception of the duty to establish pooled funds in relation to the care home accommodation functions, which come into force on 6 April 2018.


For further information on the requirements, please read Part 9 Statutory Guidance (Partnership Arrangements).