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Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019

Section 79 - Former health care providers, social landlords, social care providers and palliative care providers: modifications

276.This section confers power on the Welsh Ministers to make regulations modifying the application of the Act in respect of former family health service providers in Wales, former independent providers in Wales former social landlords in Wales former care home providers in Wales, former domiciliary care providers in Wales, and former independent palliative care providers in Wales.

277.This gives the Welsh Ministers power to modify appropriately the application of the Act in respect of a family health service provider in Wales, an independent provider in Wales, a social landlord in Wales, a care home provider in Wales, a domiciliary care provider in Wales or an independent palliative care provider in Wales but which have subsequently ceased to be such a listed authority.

278.For example, it will enable the Welsh Ministers to modify sections 23 (reports of investigations); 25 (as it relates to publicising reports: health care providers); and section 26 (action following receipt of a report) in such cases.

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