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Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Act 2006

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3Review of discharge of functions

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(1)For the purpose of safeguarding and promoting the interests of older people in Wales, the Commissioner may review the effect on them of—

(a)the discharge or proposed discharge of a function of the Assembly, including the making or proposed making of subordinate legislation;

(b)a failure by the Assembly to discharge a function;

(c)the discharge or proposed discharge in relation to Wales of a relevant function of a person mentioned in Schedule 2;

(d)a failure by such a person to discharge a relevant function in relation to Wales.

(2)A relevant function is—

(a)in the case of a person who is a family health service provider in Wales, a function dischargeable in relation to the provision of any of the family health services which the person has entered into a contract, undertaken, or made arrangements, to provide;

(b)in the case of a person who is an independent provider in Wales, a function dischargeable in relation to the provision of any of the independently provided services which the person has made arrangements to provide;

(c)in the case of any other person mentioned in Schedule 2, any function of the person.

(3)“Subordinate legislation” has the same meaning as in the Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30).

(4)The references in subsection (1) to the discharge of a function, or a failure to do so, include the discharge of a function, or a failure to do so, at a time before this section comes into force.

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