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Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 31: Cancellation of registration

77.Subsection (1) provides that Welsh Ministers must cancel the registration of a registered child minder or day care provider if that person has become disqualified from registration under section 38.

78.Subsection (2) provides that the Welsh Ministers may exercise their judgment to cancel a person’s registration if the suitability requirements under section 25 or section 27 have ceased to or will cease to be satisfied, if the person has failed to comply with a condition of their registration or they have failed to pay a prescribed fee.

79.Subsection (3) prevents cancellation if there has been a requirement imposed on the registered person to make any changes or additions to any services, equipment or premises and the person has not had a fair chance to meet the requirement because the time set by the registration authority for complying has not expired and the only defect or insufficiency is due to the changes or additions not having yet been made.

80.A cancellation under this section must be in writing (subsection (4)) and is subject to the requirements about procedure set out in section 36.

81.In addition, subsection (5) provides that the Welsh Ministers may prescribe in regulations other circumstances in which the registration of a person may be cancelled.

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