The draft regulations and code of practice have been developed through a consultative process with our main stakeholders.
The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 1 May 2014. The Act forms the basis for a new statutory framework for social care in Wales.
The regulations will be made under the appropriate sections of the Act. The codes of practice are issued under section 145.
Part 2 (General Functions) of the Act contains a number of regulation-making powers relating to:
- functions of a local authority
- carers well-being
- population assessments
- preventative services
- social enterprises
- information, advice and assistance.
Further information can be found here