Title, commencement, application and interpretation

1.—(1) The title of these Regulations is the Care and Support (Ordinary Residence) (Specified Accommodation) (Wales) Regulations 2015.

(2) These Regulations come into force on 6 April 2016 and apply to Wales.

(3) In these Regulations—

“the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014;

“care home accommodation” (“llety cartref gofal”) means accommodation in a care home within the meaning given by section 3 of the Care Standards Act 2000(1).


2000 c. 14; section 3 was amended by the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (c. 14), section 95 and paragraph 4 of Schedule 5.