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PART 7E+WSAFEGUARDING

GuidanceE+W

131Guidance about adults at risk and children at riskE+W

(1)The following must, in exercising their functions under sections 126 to 128 and 130, have regard to any guidance given to them for the purpose by the Welsh Ministers—

(a)a local authority;

(b)a person who is an authorised officer for the purposes of section 127;

(c)a constable or other specified person accompanying an authorised officer in accordance with an adult protection and support order made under section 127;

(d)a person who is a relevant partner for the purposes of section 128 or 130.

(2)The Welsh Ministers must consult the Secretary of State before giving guidance under subsection (1).

Commencement Information

I1S. 131 in force at 6.4.2016 by S.I. 2016/412, art. 2 (with art. 4, Schs. 1, 2)