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Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Act 2020

Section 25 – Regulations

69.This section explains that powers to make regulations are to be exercised by statutory instrument (which means that certain procedural and other requirements contained in the Statutory Instruments Act 1946 apply in relation to the regulations).

70.Subsection (3) provides that the affirmative procedure will apply to regulations made under section 26 if the regulations amend or repeal any enactment contained in primary legislation (section 26 contains a power to make transitional etc. provision necessary for the purposes of the Act). This means that any such regulations are subject to the express approval of the Senedd.

71.Subsection (4) provides that all other regulations are subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Senedd, including regulations made under section 26 that do not amend or repeal primary legislation.

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