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Children’s Commissioner for Wales Act 2001

Section 6: Further functions of the Commissioner

22.Section 6 inserts paragraph (aa) after section 76(1)(a) of the 2000 Act, to extend the Assembly’s power to make regulations enabling the Commissioner to assist a child in making a complaint or representation. The power is extended to complaints and representations involving any of the persons mentioned in Schedule 2B or section 73(2B). Section 6 also inserts section 76(1A) which identifies the kind of proceedings which the Assembly can prescribe as being proceedings in which the Commissioner may assist. Section 6 also inserts section 76(5A) to disapply, in respect of the Commissioner’s additional power of consideration and representation under section 75(A), the Assembly’s power to make regulations for the conferring of further functions on the Commissioner (under section 76(4) and (5)).

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