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101Provision of information about children: WalesE+W

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(1)Regulations may make provision, in relation to Wales, requiring—

(a)a person who is registered under [F1Part 10A of the Children Act 1989 (c. 41)][F1Part 2 of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010] to provide child minding or day care, and

(b)a person who provides funded nursery education,

to provide to the relevant person such individual child information as may be prescribed.

(2)In subsection (1), “the relevant person” means one or more of the following—

(a)the Assembly, and

(b)any prescribed person.

(3)Where any person within paragraph (b) of subsection (2) receives information by virtue of subsection (1), the Assembly may require that person to provide any such information—

(a)to the Assembly, or

(b)to any prescribed person.

(4)The Assembly may provide any individual child information—

(a)to any information collator,

(b)to any prescribed person, or

(c)to any person falling within a prescribed category.

(5)Any information collator—

(a)may provide any individual child information—

(i)to the Assembly, or

(ii)to any other information collator, and

(b)may at such times as the Assembly may determine or in prescribed circumstances provide such individual child information as may be prescribed—

(i)to any prescribed person, or

(ii)to any person falling within a prescribed category.

(6)Any person holding any individual child information (other than the Assembly or an information collator) may provide that information to—

(a)the Assembly,

(b)any information collator, or

(c)any prescribed person.

(7)No information received under or by virtue of this section shall be published in any form which includes the name of the child or children to whom it relates.

(8)Regulations under this section may provide that, in such circumstances as may be prescribed, the provision of information to a person other than the Assembly is to be treated, for the purposes of any provision of such regulations or this section, as compliance with any requirement imposed by or by virtue of any such provision and relating to the provision of information to the Assembly.

(9)In this section—

  • child minding” and “day care” have the same meaning as in [F2Part 10A of the Children Act 1989][F2 Part 2 of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010];

  • funded nursery education” means nursery education, within the meaning of Part 5 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c. 31), which is provided by any person—

    (a)

    under arrangements made with that person by a [F3local authority] in Wales in pursuance of the duty imposed on the authority by section 118 of that Act (duty of [F3local authority] to secure sufficient nursery education), and

    (b)

    in consideration of financial assistance provided by the authority under those arrangements,

    other than such education provided by a school for its pupils;

  • individual child information” means information relating to and identifying individual children for whom child minding, day care or funded nursery education is being or has been provided, whether obtained under subsection (1) or otherwise;

  • information collator” means any body which, for the purposes of or in connection with the functions of the Assembly relating to child minding, day care or funded nursery education (as the case may be), is responsible for collating or checking information relating to children for whom such provision is made;

  • prescribed” means prescribed by regulations;

  • regulations” means regulations made by the Assembly.

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Amendments (Textual)

F2 Words in s. 101(9) substituted (W.) (1.4.2011) by Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 (nawm 1) , s. 75(3) , Sch. 1 para. 24(b) ; S.I. 2010/2582 , art. 2 , Sch. 1 (with Schs. 2 3)

Commencement Information

I1S. 101 in force at 31.1.2008 by S.I. 2008/17, art. 2(c)

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