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Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 62 – Power to carry out standards investigations

105.This section empowers the Commissioner to carry out standards investigations subject to having provided each relevant person with an exploration notice at least 14 days before beginning the investigation.

106.An “exploration notice” is a written notice which states that the Commissioner is proposing to carry out a standards investigation and specifies the subject matter of that investigation.

107.A “relevant person” means:

  • in the case of a standards investigation relating to a particular person, that person; and

  • in the case of a standards investigation relating to a group of persons, such persons who appear to the Commissioner to be members of the group, and persons to whom the Commissioner thinks it appropriate to give exploration notices.

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