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Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Section 147 – Departure from requirements in codes

396.Section 147 enables a local authority to exercise its social services functions in a way that does not adhere to the requirements set out in a code, provided that it considers it has good reason to do so, it has an alternative policy in place, and that policy is set out in a policy statement issued under this section.

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