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Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010

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70Guidance

(1)This section has effect in relation to any guidance issued by the Welsh Ministers under this Measure to bodies that must have regard to it.

(2)The Welsh Ministers—

(a)may give guidance to bodies generally or to one or more particular bodies;

(b)may issue different guidance to or in respect of different bodies;

(c)must, before they issue guidance, consult the bodies that must have regard to the guidance;

(d)must publish the guidance.

71General interpretation

In this Measure—

  • “child” (“plentyn”) means a person who has not attained the age of 18;

  • “child minding” (“gwarchod plant”) is to be interpreted in accordance with section 19 for the purposes of Part 2;

  • “day care for children” (“gofal dydd i blant”) (and “day care” (“gofal dydd”)) is to be interpreted in accordance with section 19 for the purposes of Part 2;

  • “local authority” (“awdurdod lleol”) means a county council or a county borough council 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 (c. 42);

  • “premises” (“mangre”) includes any area and any vehicle;

  • “prescribed” (“rhagnodi”) means prescribed in regulations;

  • “regulations” (“rheoliadau”) means regulations made by the Welsh Ministers;

  • “Welsh authority” (“awdurdod Cymreig”) means a person specified in section 6(1).

72Minor and consequential amendments

Schedule 1 contains minor and consequential amendments.

73Repeals

Schedule 2 contains repeals.

74Orders and regulations

(1)Any power of the Welsh Ministers to make an order or regulations under this Measure is exercisable by statutory instrument.

(2)Any power of the Welsh Ministers to make an order or regulations under this Measure includes power—

(a)to make different provision for different cases or classes of case, different areas or different purposes;

(b)to make provision generally or subject to specified exemptions or exceptions or only in relation to specific cases or classes of case;

(c)to make such incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitory, transitional or saving provision as the Welsh Ministers think fit.

(3)Any statutory instrument containing regulations made under this Measure is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales.

(4)Subsection (3) does not apply to orders to which subsection (5) applies.

(5)A statutory instrument containing regulations under section 2(5) or an order under section 1(8), 6(2), or 19(4) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the National Assembly for Wales.

75Commencement

(1)The following provisions come into force at the end of a period of two months beginning on the day on which this Measure is approved by Her Majesty in Council—

  • section 1;

  • section 2 (in so far as it applies the Welsh Ministers);

  • section 3;

  • section 74;

  • this section;

  • section 76.

(2)Paragraphs 19 to 20 of Schedule 1 come into force on the day on which this Measure is approved by Her Majesty in Council.

(3)The remaining provisions of this Measure come into force in accordance with provision made by the Welsh Ministers by order.

76Short title

This Measure may be cited as the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010.

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