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Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Section 149 – Directions to require compliance with codes of practice

398.Section 149 allows the Welsh Ministers to direct a local authority to comply with the code if they consider that the authority’s alternative policy statement will not adequately deliver its social services functions. As set out elsewhere in this Part, the direction must be given in writing and may be revoked by a later direction and the local authority must comply with it.

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