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

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(introduced by section 27)

SCHEDULE 3Minor and Consequential Amendments

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PART 1Amendments and repeals relating to Part 2

Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 (c. 43)

1Part 2 of the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 (standards in relation to health care provided by or for Welsh NHS bodies) is amended as follows.

2Section 45(1) is repealed.

3In section 47 (power to prepare and publish standards in relation to the provision of health care), in subsection (4), for the words from “every” to the end substitute “a Welsh NHS body in discharging a duty under section 12A(1), 20A(1) or 24A(1) of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (duties to secure quality in the provision of health services).”

4In section 70 (reviews and investigations relating to Wales), in subsection (3), for the words from “arrangements” to the end substitute “steps taken by a Welsh NHS body for the purpose of discharging a duty under section 12A(1), 20A(1) or 24A(1) of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (duties to secure quality in the provision of health services).”

PART 2Amendments and repeals relating to Part 4

Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 (c. 67)

5In Schedule 1 to the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 (bodies to which Act applies), in paragraph 1, after sub-paragraph (bj) insert—

(bja)the Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales;.

Mental Health Act 1983 (c. 20)

6In section 134 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (correspondence of patients)—

(a)after subsection (3)(ca), insert—

(cb)the Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales;;

(b)in subsection (3)(e), omit “, a Community Health Council”.

Community Health Councils (Access to Information) Act 1988 (c. 24)

7The Community Health Councils (Access to Information) Act 1988 is repealed.

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

8In Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (public authorities)—

(a)in Part 3 (the National Health Service, England and Wales), omit paragraph 41;

(b)in Part 6 (other public bodies and offices: general), after the entry for the Children’s Commissioner for Wales insert—

  • The Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales.

Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32)

9In section 148 of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (meaning of “Welsh public records”), in subsection (2), after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)the Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales,.

Equality Act 2010 (c. 15)

10In Schedule 19 to the Equality Act 2010 (public authorities), in Part 2 (relevant Welsh authorities)—

(a)under the heading “National Health Service”—

(i)omit the words “A Community Health Council in Wales.”;

(ii)omit the words “The Board of Community Health Councils in Wales or Bwrdd Cynghorau Iechyd Cymuned Cymru.”;

(b)under the heading “other public authorities”, after the entry for the Auditor General for Wales insert—

  • The Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales or Corff Llais y Dinesydd ar gyfer Iechyd a Gofal Cymdeithasol, Cymru.

Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011 (nawm 1)

11In Schedule 6 to the Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011 (public bodies etc.: standards), in the table—

(a)omit the entry for the Board of Community Health Councils in Wales;

(b)omit the entry for Community Health Councils;

(c)under the heading “General”, after the entry for the Children’s Commissioner for Wales insert—

The Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales (“Corff Llais y Dinesydd ar gyfer Iechyd a Gofal Cymdeithasol, Cymru”)Service delivery standards
Policy making standards
Operational standards
Record keeping standards.

Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 (anaw 2)

12In section 32 of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 (other partners of public services boards)—

(a)omit subsection (1)(c);

(b)after subsection (1)(b) insert—

(ba)the Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales;.

Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (c. 6)

13In Schedule 6 to the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (specified authorities), in Part 1 (General: England and Wales), under the heading “Health and social care”, omit the words “A Community Health Council in Wales.”

Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 (anaw 2)

14In section 177 of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 (meaning of relevant authority in Part 9 of Act)—

(a)omit subsection (1)(g), and

(b)omit subsection (2)(c).

Digital Economy Act 2017 (c. 30)

15In Schedule 4 to the Digital Economy Act 2017 (specified persons for purposes of disclosure of information to improve public service delivery), in Part 2 (Welsh bodies)—

(a)in paragraph 35 for “A Community Health Council in Wales.” substitute “The Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales.”;

(b)omit paragraph 38.

The Welsh Language Standards (No. 7) Regulations 2018 (S.I. 2018/441)

16(1)The Welsh Language Standards (No. 7) Regulations 2018 are amended as follows.

(2)In regulation 3(2)(b) for “Community Health Councils and the Board of Community Health Councils in Wales requiring them” substitute “the Citizen Voice Body requiring it”.

(3)In Schedule 6—

(a)omit the entry for the Board of Community Health Councils in Wales;

(b)omit the entry for Community Health Councils;

(c)at the appropriate place insert—

  • the Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales (“Corff Llais y Dinesydd ar gyfer Iechyd a Gofal Cymdeithasol, Cymru”).

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019 (anaw 3)

17(1)The Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 16 (power to investigate other health-related services), in the definition of “relevant listed authority” in subsection (4)—

(a)omit paragraph (a);

(b)omit paragraph (e);

(c)after paragraph (i) insert—

(ia)the Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales;.

(3)In Schedule 3 (listed authorities), under the heading “Health and social care”—

(a)omit the words “The Board of Community Health Councils in Wales.”;

(b)omit the words “A Community Health Council.”;

(c)after the final entry insert—

  • The Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales.

PART 3Amendment of 2006 Act: Independent Advocacy Services

National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (c. 42)

18In section 187 of the 2006 Act (duty of Welsh Ministers to arrange for provision of independent advocacy services)—

(a)in subsection (2)(ca), after “health service body” insert “, family health service provider in Wales, independent provider”;

(b)in subsection (3), at the appropriate place, insert—

  • “family health service provider in Wales” has the same meaning as it has in the Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019 (see, in particular, section 78 of that Act),.

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