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Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019

Section 78 - Interpretation

273.This section defines terms used in the Act.

274.Section 78(3) provides a power for the Welsh Ministers to make regulations to amend the definitions of “family health service provider in Wales”, “independent provider in Wales” and “social landlord in Wales”. Those regulations are subject to a consultation requirement and the affirmative procedure.

275.Section 78(7) enables the Ombudsman to investigate action taken on behalf of a listed authority in the same way as the Ombudsman can investigate action by the listed authority itself.

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