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Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 23: Duty of day care providers to register

61.Section 23 places a duty on any person (whether a natural person or a body of persons corporate or unincorporated) who provides day care for children in Wales to register with the Welsh Ministers.  A person who does so without registering and without reasonable excuse commits an offence.  Subsection (3) provides that a person convicted by a magistrates’ court of an offence under subsection (2) is liable to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale (currently £5000).

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