Regulations - Phase 1
Regulations are secondary legislation to be used where more details or prescription is needed in implementing an Act.
Below you'll find a list of regulations made under Phase 1 of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016. Each regulation is hyperlinked to its relevant documents.
Phase one included regulations relating to the new system of workforce registration and regulation required by the Act, operated by Social Care Wales from 3 April 2017.
Read the written statement by the Minister for Public Health and Social Services, issued on 22 November 2016 about the first phase of implementing the Act.
Read the consultation summary report for phase one of the Act, also published on 22 November 2016.
These workforce-related regulations came into force on 3 April 2017:
These regulations amend the Social Care Wales (Proceedings Before Panels) Regulations 2016 to provide access to an enforcement mechanism for Social Care Wales, in the summonsing of witnesses to appear before its panels, via the High/County Court, rather than the Care Standards Tribunal. They came into force on 3 April 2017.
These regulations extended the register of Social Care Workers to include domiciliary care workers from 2 April 2018.