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Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011

Schedule 8 – Other bodies: standards

377.Standards are defined in Chapter 2 of Part 4 of the Measure and explained in the explanatory note above.

378.Schedule 8 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 standards relating to service delivery and record keeping, as provided in section 37, in respect of the services listed in column (2). The persons or category of persons are not under a duty to comply with a standard or standards until the Commissioner has issued them with a compliance notice under section 44 requiring them to do so.

379.Under section 35 the Welsh Ministers may make an order amending Schedule 8 by:

  • adding to column (1) a person or category of persons from the table in Schedule 7 (categories of person that may be added to Schedule 8)

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

  • making other amendments in accordance with section 35.

380.The Welsh Ministers may amend column (2) so that it includes a reference to provision of a service only if certain conditions in section 35 are met. They also have the power to remove any references in column (2).

381.Expressions used in this Schedule have the same meaning as in Schedule 7, other than references which have been defined or given specific meaning for the purposes of this Schedule.

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