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Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011

Schedule 6 – Public bodies etc: standards

367.Standards are defined in Chapter 2 of Part 4 of the Measure.

368.Schedule 6 is introduced by section 33 of the Measure. The persons or category of persons listed in column (1) of the table are capable of being required to comply with the classes of standards listed within column (2) of the table. They are not under a duty to comply with a standard or standards until the Commissioner has issued them with a compliance notice under section 45 requiring them to do so.

369.Under section 35 the Welsh Ministers may make an order amending Schedule 6 by:

  • adding to column (1) a person or category of persons from the table in Schedule 5 (categories of person that may be added to Schedule 6);

  • removing a person or category of person from column (1);

  • making other amendments in accordance with section 35.

370.Under section 38 Welsh Ministers may amend column (2) so that it includes or removes a reference to one of the following classes of standards: service delivery standards, policy making standards, operational standards, record-making standards.

371.Welsh Ministers may amend column (2) of the table to make the Welsh Minister, a county borough council, a county council or a national park authority capable of being required to comply with promotion standards.

372.Of the persons and categories listed in column (1), the entry of the table relating to government departments does not include anything that is within the entry relating to Ministers of the Crown, and the entry relating to persons exercising functions on behalf of the Crown does not include any person within any other entry.

373.Definitions are also provided for the purposes of this Schedule.

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