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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Regulated Activity, Devolution and Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 2010 No. 1154
7.—(1) Paragraph 7(1) (general) is amended as follows.
(2) For sub-paragraph (6) (inspection functions of the Welsh Ministers) substitute—
“(6) The exercise of an inspection function of the Welsh Ministers so far as the function gives the person exercising the function the opportunity, in consequence of anything the person is permitted or required to do in the exercise of that function, to have contact with vulnerable adults, is a regulated activity relating to vulnerable adults.”
(3) In sub-paragraph (7) for “Inspection functions are functions” substitute “An inspection function is a function”.
(4) In sub-paragraph (8A) (functions of the Care Quality Commission) for “relates” to the end of paragraph (b) substitute—
“(a)relates to the inspection of anything which is listed in section 60(1) of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and involves the provision of social services, care, treatment or therapy for vulnerable adults, and
(b)gives the person exercising the function the opportunity, in consequence of anything the person is permitted or required to do in the exercise of that function, to have contact with vulnerable adults,”.
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