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The Residential Family Centres (Wales) Regulations 2003

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

“the 2000 Act” (“y Deddf 2000”) means the Care Standards Act 2000;

“the 1989 Act” (“Deddf 1989”) means the Children Act 1989(1)

“appropriate office” (“swyddfa briodol”) means in relation to a residential family centre —

(a)

if an office has been specified under paragraph (5) for the area in which the residential family service in situated, that office;

(b)

in any other case, any office of the National Assembly;

“child protection enquiry” (“ymholiad amddiffyn plant”) has the meaning given to it by regulation 12(3)(a);

“family” (“teulu”) means a child and his or her parent accommodated or to be accommodated together in a residential family centre, and the expression “member of the family” (“aelod o'r teulu”) shall be construed accordingly;

“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(2) ,

(b)

performs personal medical services in connection with a pilot scheme under the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997(3); or

(c)

provides services which correspond to services provided under Part II of the National Health Service Act 1977 otherwise than in pursuance of that Act;

“National Assembly” (“Cynulliad Cenedlaethol”) means the National Assembly for Wales;

“organisation” (“corff”) means a body corporate;

“parent” has the meaning given to it by section 4(2) of the 2000 Act ;

“placement plan” (“cynllun lleoliad”) means the plan prepared in accordance with regulation 13;

“placing authority” (“awdurdod lleoli”) means, in relation to a family, the local authority or other body responsible for arranging for the family to be accommodated in a residential family centre;

“registered manager” (“rheolwr cofrestredig”), in relation to a residential family centre, means a person who is registered under Part II of the Act as the manager of the residential family centre;

“registered person” (“person cofrestredig”), in relation to a residential family centre, means any person who is the registered provider or the registered manager of the residential family centre;

“registered provider” (“darparydd cofrestredig”), in relation to a residential family centre, means a person who is registered under Part II of the 2000 Act as the person carrying on the residential family centre;

“resident” (“trigolyn”) means any person who is for the time being accommodated in a residential family centre;

“responsible individual” (“unigolyn cyfrifol”) shall be construed in accordance with regulation 5; and

“statement of purpose (“datganiad o ddiben”) means the written statement compiled in accordance with regulation 4.

(2) In these Regulations, save where otherwise provided, references to a child do not include a parent accommodated in a residential family centre who is under the age of 18.

(3) In these Regulations, references to employing a person include employing a person whether or not for payment, and whether under a contract of service or a contract for services, and allowing a person to work as a volunteer, and references to an employee or to a person being employed shall be construed accordingly.

(4) In these Regulations, a reference—

(a)to a numbered regulation or Schedule is to the regulation in, or Schedule to, these Regulations bearing that number; and

(b)in a regulation or Schedule to a numbered paragraph, is to the paragraph in that regulation or Schedule bearing that number.

(5) The National Assembly may specify an office controlled by it as the appropriate office in relation to a residential family centre situated in a particular part of Wales.

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