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Health and Social Care Act 2008

Section 163: Orders and regulations: control by National Assembly for Wales

538.Section 163 provides that all regulation-making powers of the Welsh Ministers, other than regulations to which subsection (3) applies, are subject to the negative resolution procedure in the National Assembly for Wales. The negative resolution procedure also applies to orders made by the Welsh Ministers under section 167(2) containing transitional or transitory provisions or savings.

539.Subsection (3) provides that the first regulations made under section 120 (responsible officers) and regulations making provision modifying the regulation of social care workers (section 124), or making provision modifying the functions of the CCW in relation to the education and training of AMHPs (section 126), must be approved by a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales.

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