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The Children (Leaving Care) (Wales) Regulations 2001

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2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the Children Act 1989;

  • “general practitioner” (“ymarferydd cyffredinol”) means a registered medical practitioner who—

    (a)

    provides general medical services under Part II of the National Health Service Act 1977(1); or

    (b)

    performs personal medical services in connection with a pilot scheme under the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997(2);

  • “hospital” (“ysbyty”) means:

    (a)

    any health service hospital within the meaning of the National Health Service Act 1977; and

    (b)

    any mental nursing home being a home in respect of which the particulars of registration are for the time being entered in the separate part of the register kept for the purposes of section 23(5)(b) of the Registered Homes Act 1984(3);

  • “placement” (“lleoliad”) means the provision of accommodation and maintenance by a local authority for a child they are looking after by any of the means specified in section 23(2)(a) to (d) or (f) of the Act;

  • “responsible local authority” (“awdurdod lleol cyfrifol”) has the following meanings:

    (a)

    in relation to an eligible child(4), the local authority looking after that child; and

    (b)

    in relation to a relevant child(5), the meaning given to it by section 23A(4) of the Act;

  • “young person” (“person ifanc”) means a former relevant child(6).

(4)

See section 19B of the 1989 Act for the meaning of “eligible child”.

(5)

See section 23A of the 1989 Act for the meaning of “relevant child”.

(6)

See section 23C of the 1989 Act for the meaning of “former relevant child”.

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