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The Care and Support (Review of Charging Decisions and Determinations) (Wales) Regulations 2015

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2.  In these Regulations—

“the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014;

“the Regulations” (“y Rheoliadau”) mean the Care and Support (Charging) (Wales) Regulations 2015;

“appointed person” (“person penodedig”) means a person appointed to deal with the review in accordance with regulation 7 of these Regulations;

“care and support” (“gofal a chymorth”) has the meaning given in section 4 of the Act;

“charge” (“ffi”) means—

(a)

any charge imposed in accordance with section 59 of the Act;

(b)

any reimbursement or contribution determined in accordance with regulations made under sections 50 to 53 of the Act; or

(c)

any charge imposed upon a person who has become liable, in accordance with section 72 of the Act, for an amount in respect of the costs of a person’s needs being met;

“contribution” (“cyfraniad”) means an amount determined by way of contribution as mentioned in section 53(1)(c)(ii) of the Act in relation to direct payments;

“financial assessment” (“asesiad ariannol”) means a financial assessment under section 63 of the Act;

“gross payments” (“taliadau gros”) has the meaning given in section 53(2) of the Act;

“home visit” (“ymweliad â’r cartref”) means a visit which is undertaken by an officer of a local authority to the current place of residence of —

(a)

a requester; or

(b)

a person from whom the local authority requests information or documentation under regulation 13,

or such other venue as is reasonably requested by the persons referred to in (a) or (b);

“in writing” (“mewn ysgrifen”) means any expression consisting of words or figures that can be read, reproduced and subsequently communicated and may include information transmitted and stored by electronic means;

“liable transferee” (“trosglwyddai atebol”) means a transferee within the meaning of section 72 of the Act against whom liability arises under that section;

“reimbursement” (“ad-daliad”) means an amount determined by way of reimbursement as mentioned in section 53(1)(c)(ii) of the Act in relation to direct payments;

“requester” (“ceisydd”) means—

(a)

a person listed in paragraphs (a) to (c) of regulation 3; and

(b)

who has requested a review of any decision relating to charging referred to in section 73(1) of the Act or a determination of a reimbursement or contribution made in accordance with regulations made under sections 50 to 53 of the Act;

“review period” (“cyfnod adolygu”) means a period commencing on the date the local authority receives a request for a review and ending on the earlier of the date the local authority sends its decision on the review to the requester or the date the local authority receives a withdrawal of the request;

“standard charge” (“ffi safonol”) has the meaning given in section 63(3) of the Act;

“statement” (“datganiad”) means a statement that is in a form that is appropriate to the communication needs of each of—

(a)

the requester;

(b)

any appointed representative; or

(c)

a person from whom the local authority requests information or documentation under regulation 13;

“working day” (“diwrnod gwaith”) means a day other than a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday within the meaning of the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971(1).

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