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Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016

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32Power to require information

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(1)The Welsh Ministers may require a relevant person to provide them with any information relating to a regulated service which the Welsh Ministers think necessary or expedient to obtain for the purposes of exercising their functions under Chapter 2 and this Chapter of this Part or under sections 38 to 40.

(2)But the Welsh Ministers may not require a person to provide information if disclosure of that information is prohibited by any enactment or other rule of law.

(3)For the purposes of subsection (1), “relevant person” means—

(a)a service provider,

(b)a responsible individual,

(c)a person employed by or otherwise working for a service provider, and

(d)any person who has held any of those positions.

(4)The power to require information under subsection (1) includes—

(a)power to require copies of any documents or records (including medical and other personal records), and

(b)power to require the provision of information in legible form.

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