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The code of practice in relation to measuring social services performance has been issued under section 145 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.
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These codes of practice are issued under section 145 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. 

Local authorities, when exercising their social services functions, must act in accordance with the requirements contained in the codes.

The statutory guidance is issued under section 169 of the Act. Local authorities and Local Health Boards must have regard to this guidance in relation to partnership arrangements which are required under section 166 of the Act.

For copies of Codes of Practice which have been replaced or revoked, please e-mail:  takingsocialcareforward@wales.gsi.gov.uk