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Children’s Commissioner for Wales Act 2001

Section 5: Additional power of consideration and representation

21.Section 5(1) inserts section 75A into the 2000 Act. Section 75A provides that the Commissioner may consider, and make representations to the Assembly about, any matter affecting the rights or welfare of children in Wales if the Commissioner does not have the power to do so by virtue of any other power. Section 5(2)(b) inserts a new subsection (1A) into section 74(1) of the 2000 Act. Its effect is to disapply the provisions concerning the Commissioner’s function to examine cases, in respect of the additional power of consideration and representation in the new section 75A.

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