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Rights of Children and Young Persons (Wales) Measure, 18/01/11 [W]

The Proposed Rights of Children and Young Persons (Wales) Measure was passed by the National Assembly for Wales on 18 January 2011. The new Measure will mean that Welsh Ministers will have a duty to provide due regard to the rights and obligations in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional Protocols, when making decisions of a strategic nature about how to exercise functions.

More information about the Measure is available on the Assembly’s website.