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Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Act 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Establishment

    1. 1.The Commissioner for Older People in Wales

  3. Functions

    1. 2.General functions

    2. 3.Review of discharge of functions

    3. 4.Power to amend Schedule 2

    4. 5.Review of arrangements

    5. 6.Review of arrangements: supplementary

    6. 7.Power to amend Schedule 3

    7. 8.Assistance

    8. 9.Research and educational activities

    9. 10.Examination of cases

    10. 11.Obstruction and contempt

    11. 12.Guidance

    12. 13.Power of entry and of interviewing

    13. 14.Further supplementary functions

    14. 15.Reports following discharge of particular functions

  4. Working with other ombudsmen

    1. 16.Working jointly with the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales

    2. 17.Working collaboratively with other ombudsmen

  5. Disclosure of information etc.

    1. 18.Power to disclose information

    2. 19.Protection against defamation

  6. Complaints procedure

    1. 20.Complaints procedure in respect of the Commissioner

  7. General

    1. 21.Restrictions

    2. 22.Minor and consequential amendments

    3. 23.Commencement

    4. 24.Older people in Wales

    5. 25.Interests of older people in Wales

    6. 26.Regulated services in Wales

    7. 27.Other interpretative provisions

    8. 28.Orders and regulations

    9. 29.Extent

    10. 30.Short title

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Commissioner for Older People in Wales

      1. Status

        1. 1.(1) The Commissioner is a corporation sole.

      2. Appointment and term of office

        1. 2.Regulations may make provision— (a) as to the appointment of...

      3. Remuneration etc

        1. 3.(1) The Welsh Ministers must— (a) pay the Commissioner such...

      4. Deputy Commissioner and other staff

        1. 4.(1) The Commissioner must appoint a deputy Commissioner.

      5. Delegation

        1. 5.A function of the Commissioner may be discharged on his...

      6. Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)

        1. 6.(1) In the Superannuation Act 1972 in Schedule 1 (kinds...

      7. Payments by the Welsh Ministers

        1. 7.The Welsh Ministers may make payments to the Commissioner of...

      8. Reports to the Welsh Ministers

        1. 8.(1) Regulations may make provision about the making by the...

      9. Estimates

        1. 9.(1) For each financial year other than the first, the...

      10. Accounts

        1. 10.(1) The Commissioner must— (a) keep proper accounting records, and...

      11. Accounting officer

        1. 11.(1) The Commissioner is the accounting officer for the office...

      12. Audit

        1. 12.(1) The accounts prepared by the Commissioner for a financial...

      13. Examinations into the use of resources

        1. 13.(1) The Auditor General for Wales may carry out examinations...

      14. Examinations by the Comptroller and Auditor General

        1. 14.(1) For the purposes of enabling him to carry out...

      15. Evidence

        1. 15.A document purporting to be duly executed under the seal...

      16. Disqualifications

        1. 16.In the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)...

        2. 17.In the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)...

      17. Welsh language scheme

        1. 18.In section 6(1) of the Welsh Language Act 1993 (c....

      18. Supplementary powers

        1. 19.(1) Subject to any directions given by the Welsh Ministers,...

      19. Miscellaneous

        1. 20.In section 144 of the Government of Wales Act 1998...

        2. 21.In the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)—

      20. Financial year

        1. 22.Regulations must specify the periods which are to be treated,...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Persons whose functions are subject to review under section 3

      1. Local government and fire A county council, county borough council...

      2. Health and social care The Care Council for Wales. A...

      3. Education and training The National Council for Education and Training...

      4. Arts and leisure The Arts Council of Wales. The Sports...

      5. Environment A National Park authority for a National Park in...

      6. Miscellaneous The Welsh Development Agency. The Welsh Language Board. An...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Persons whose arrangements are subject to review under section 5

      1. Local government A county council or county borough council in...

      2. Health and social care A Local Health Board. An NHS...

      3. Education and training The National Council for Education and Training...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14)

        1. 1.(1) The Care Standards Act 2000 is amended as follows....

      2. Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2005 (c. 10)

        1. 2.(1) The Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2005 is amended...

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