(1) In these Regulations—
“the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the Care Standards Act 2000;
“the 1989 Act” (“Deddf 1989”) means the Children Act 1989;
“appropriate office” (“swyddfa briodol”) means in relation to a children's home—
(a) if an office has been specified under regulation 42 for the area in which the children's home is situated, that office;
(a) in any other case, any office of the National Assembly;
“child protection enquiry” (“ymchwiliad amddiffyn plant”) means any enquiry carried out by a local authority in the exercise of any of its functions conferred by or under the 1989 Act relating to the protection of children;
“children's guide” (“arweiniad plant”) means the guide referred to in regulation 4;
“foster parent” (“rhiant maeth”) shall be construed in accordance with section 1(7) of the Act;
“general practitioner” (“ymarferydd cyffredinol”) means a registered medical practitioner who—
(a) provides general medical services under Part II of the National Health Service Act 1977,
(b) performs personal medical services in connection with a pilot scheme under the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997; or
(c) provides services which correspond to services provided under Part II of the National Health Service Act 1977, otherwise than in pursuance of that Act;
“National Assembly” (“Cynulliad Cenedlaethol”) means the National Assembly for Wales;
“organisation” (“corff”), other than in regulation 17(6) where the term shall be construed in accordance with the purpose of the provision in which it is used, means a body corporate;
“placement plan” (“cynllun lleoliad”) means the plan referred to in regulation 12;
“placing authority” (“awdurdod lleoli”) in relation to a child accommodated in a children's home means—
(a) in the case of a child who is looked after by a local authority, that local authority;
(b) in the case of a child who is not looked after by a local authority—
(i) if he is being provided with accommodation by a voluntary organisation, that voluntary organisation;
(ii) if he is accommodated in a qualifying school under arrangements made by a local education authority or a local authority, that local education authority or local authority as the case may be;
(iii) in any other case, the child's parent;
“qualifying school” (“ysgol gymwys”) means a school which is a children's home within the meaning of section 1(6) of the Act;
“registered dental practitioner” (“ymarferydd deintyddol cofrestredig”) means a person registered in the dentists register kept under the Dentists Act 1984;
“registered manager” (“rheolwr cofrestredig”), in relation to a children's home, means the person who is registered under Part II of the Act as the manager of that home;
“registered person” (“person cofrestredig”), in relation to a children's home, means any person who is the registered provider or the registered manager of the home;
“registered provider” (“darparydd cofrestredig”), in relation to a children's home, means a person who is registered under Part II of the Act as the person carrying on that home;
“responsible individual” (“unigolyn cyfrifol”) has the meaning given to it in regulation 6; and
“statement of purpose” (“datganiad o ddiben”) means the statement referred to in regulation 4.
(2) In these Regulations, a reference—
(a) to a numbered regulation or Schedule is to the regulation in, or Schedule to, these Regulations bearing that number;
(b) in a regulation or Schedule to a numbered paragraph, is to the paragraph in that regulation or Schedule bearing that number;
(c) in a paragraph to a lettered or numbered sub-paragraph is to the sub-paragraph in that paragraph bearing that letter or number.
(3) In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears, references to employing a person include—
(a) employing a person whether or not for payment;
(b) employing a person under a contract of service or a contract for services; and
(c) allowing a person to work as a volunteer;
and references to an employee or to a person being employed shall be construed accordingly.
(4) In these Regulations a reference to a person working at a children's home shall be taken to include a reference to a person working for the purposes of a children's home.
Specified date: 1 April 2002: see reg 1(1).