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Children’s Commissioner for Wales Act 2001

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1Application of Part 5 of the Care Standards Act 2000

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(1)Section 78 of the Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14) (interpretation) is amended as follows.

(2)For subsection (1) substitute—

(1)This Part applies to a child—

(a)who is ordinarily resident in Wales;

(b)to or in respect of whom services are provided in Wales by, or on behalf of or under arrangements with, a person mentioned in Schedule 2B; or

(c)to or in respect of whom regulated children’s services in Wales are provided.

(1A)Regulations may provide that, for the purposes of this Part of this Act, “child” includes a person aged 18 or over who falls within subsection (1B).

(1B)A person falls within this subsection if he is a person to or in respect of whom services are provided in Wales by, or on behalf of or under arrangements with, a county council or county borough council in Wales by virtue of—

(a)section 23C, 24, 24A or 24B of the Children Act 1989 (c. 41) (which provide for the continuing duties of such councils towards young persons); or

(b)regulations made under section 23D of that Act (which may provide for the appointment of personal advisers for certain young persons)..

(3)For subsection (6) substitute—

(6)Regulations may provide for the references to a child in subsection (1) to include references to a person (including a child) who was at any time (including a time before the commencement of this Part)—

(a)a child ordinarily resident in Wales;

(b)a child to or in respect of whom services were provided in Wales by, or on behalf of or under arrangements with, a person mentioned in Schedule 2B; or

(c)a child to or in respect of whom regulated children’s services in Wales were provided..

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