Regulations are secondary legislation to be used where more detail or prescription is needed in implementing an Act.
Below you'll find a list of regulations made under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. Each regulation is hyperlinked to its relevant documents.
These latest regulations made under the Act, have been laid before the National Assembly and are not yet law.
These regulations set out the requirements for Annual Reports that local authorities must complete in respect of their social services functions. They were laid before the National Assembly on 8 March and are due to come into force on 4 September 2017.
These regulations amend previous rules on how local authorities charge people for their care, made under Parts 4 and 5 of the Act.
View the summary of responses to the public consultation on these changes.
The new regulations required changes to be made to Part 4 and 5 Code of Practice on Charging and Financial Assessment.
The regulations and revised code came into force on 10 April 2017.
These regulations set out the requirements of local authorities and local health boards to develop an area plan to improve well-being and support.
The regulations are came into force on 1 April 2017.
Statutory guidance has been developed to complement these regulations and will be issued when they come into force.
These regulations require local authorities and local health boards to make partnership arrangements to carry out specified functions. These regulations will make changes to The Partnership Arrangements (Wales) Regulations 2015 (see below) and were made under sections 166-168 of the 2014 Act.
The regulations were approved by the National Assembly on 28 March and they came into force 1 April 2017.
The following regulations, unless otherwise stated, came into force on 6 April 2016:
These regulations amend primary legislation that currently underpins the provision of care and support for people, and support for carers, in Wales.
The regulations came into force on the date stated.
This order was signed by the Minister for Health and Social Services on 19 March 2016 and brought the Act into force on 6 April 2016.