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Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011

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27Specification of standards: supplementary provision
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(1)The Welsh Ministers may specify a record keeping standard relating to the keeping of records that fall within section 32(1)(b)(ii) (complaints concerning the Welsh language other than complaints concerning a person’s compliance with other standards) only if it appears to the Welsh Ministers that the standard would—

(a)assist the Welsh Ministers to exercise any function under this Measure, or

(b)assist the Commissioner to exercise any function.

(2)Regulations under any of paragraphs (a) to (e) of section 26(1) may specify different standards of the kind referred to in that paragraph in relation to different conduct.

(3)Regulations under any of paragraphs (a) to (e) of section 26(1) may specify, in relation to particular conduct—

(a)a single standard of the kind referred to in that paragraph, or

(b)a number of standards of the kind referred to in that paragraph.

(4)Standards specified under section 26(1), or regulations under section 26(2), may, among other things, deal with any of the following—

(a)the preparation, by persons who are under the duty in section 25 to comply with standards, of strategies or plans setting out how they propose to comply with the standards;

(b)procedures to be followed by persons who are under the duty in section 25 to comply with standards;

(c)the collection of information by persons who are under the duty in section 25 to comply with standards, including information about the use of Welsh and the use of English in relation to a particular conduct;

(d)information to be made available to the Commissioner;

(e)monitoring arrangements and publicity requirements;

(f)reporting requirements.

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