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Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Act 2006

Section 13: Power of entry and of interviewing

39.This section gives the Commissioner, or a person authorised by him, the power to enter premises that are not private dwellings, to interview older people with their consent in connection with his powers in sections 3 or 5 to review the functions or the arrangements of specified persons. Subsection (2) provides that the interview must be conducted in the presence of another person, if the older person requires someone else to be present, or otherwise in the presence of others only to the extent that the Commissioner and the older person consent to such others being present. The power does not extend to the Commissioner's other functions.

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