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Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016

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  • “caution” (“rhybuddiad”), in relation to an offence, means—

    (a)

    a conditional caution given under section 22 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c.44) (conditional cautions for adults) or under section 66A of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c.37) (conditional cautions for children and young persons);

    (b)

    any other caution given to a person in England and Wales in respect of an offence which, at the time the caution is given, that person has admitted;

    (c)

    anything corresponding to a caution falling within paragraph (a) or (b) (however described) which—

    (i)

    is given to a person in respect of an offence committed outside England and Wales which, if committed in England and Wales, would constitute a criminal offence, and

    (ii)

    is not an alternative to prosecution (within the meaning of section 8AA of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (c.53));

  • “financial year” (“blwyddyn ariannol”) means the period of one year beginning on 1 April and ending on 31 March;

  • “local authority” (“awdurdod lleol”) means the council of a county or county borough in Wales;

  • “Local Health Board” (“Bwrdd Iechyd Lleol”) means a Local Health Board established under section 11 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006;

  • “prescribed” (“a ragnodir” and “rhagnodedig”) means prescribed by regulations made by the Welsh Ministers;

  • SCW” (“GCC”) has the meaning given by section 67;

  • “the tribunal” (“y tribiwnlys”) means the First-tier tribunal;

  • “well-being” (“llesiant”) has the same meaning as in section 2 of the 2014 Act;

  • “the 2014 Act” (“Deddf 2014”) means the Social Services and Well-Being (Wales) Act 2014 (anaw 4).

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