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Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 44 – Compliance notices

71.A “compliance notice” is defined by this section to mean a notice given by the Commissioner to a person (“P”) which sets out or refers to one or more of the standards specified by the Welsh Ministers in regulations made under section 26(1), and requires P to comply with the standard or standards set out or referred to.

72.A compliance notice may require a person to comply with a particular standard in some circumstances, but not in other circumstances and/or in some area or areas, but not in other areas.

73.Where regulations produced by the Welsh Ministers under section 39 provide that two or more standards are applicable to a particular person in relation to particular conduct a compliance notice may require the person to:

  • comply with only one of the standards, or

  • comply with different standards at different times, in different circumstances (whether at the same time or different times) or, in different areas (whether at the same time or different times).

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