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Circulars - 2001

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Circulars - 2001




These circulars are part of the National Assembly for Wales Circulars (NAFWC) 2001 series.

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NAFWC 24/2001 - Grants for education support and training (GEST) programme 2002-2003

22/03/06
This Circular informs County and County Borough Councils of the National Assembly for Wales' Grants for Education Support and Training (GEST) programme for 2002-03 and invites grant applications. The programme has been drawn up following consultation with LEAs, ACCAC and Estyn.
 

NAFWC 16/2001 - Learning skills act 2000: statutory approval of qualifications under section 99

22/03/06
This Circular lists the external qualifications approved under section 99 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000. These qualifications will be eligible, in Wales, under section 96 of the Act, for funding by either a Local Education Authority (LEA) or the National Council for Education and Training for ...
 

NAFWC 13/2001 - Implementation of part of the Adoption (inter- country aspects ) Act 1999 :Inter- country adoption procedures

27/04/04
New requirements for the provision of intercountry adoption services will be introduced from 30 April 2001. This circular summarises the requirements included in the four documents enclosed
 

NAFWC 08/2001 - Local Government Act: 1999: Best Value National Assembly Performance Indicators, 2001-2002. Consultation.

01/02/04
Local services play a key role in determining the quality of life of millions of people. The National Assembly for Wales is committed to improving public services and ensuring the best use of taxpayers’ money. The local government modernisation agenda in general, and best value in particular, provi ...
 

NAFWC 11A/2001 - Charges for residential accomodation - Crag amendment no 13: National assistance (sums for personal requirments) Wales regulations 2001:

01/03/03
National Assistance act (assessment of resources) (amendment no 2) (Wales) regulations 2001-summary
 

NAFWC 31/2001 - Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000

15/02/02
This circular provides guidance to local authorities on these sets of provisions, and also gives brief details of other provisions in the Act which will affect local authorities on which more detailed guidance will be issued in due course.
 

NAFWC 34/2001 - Paying for NHS funded care in nursing homes

29/12/01
This circular advises on: the NHS’ responsibilities for arranging care by a registered nurse for some people in nursing homes from 3 December 2001......
 

NAFWC 33/2001 - Social Housing Management Grant Programme:project funding 2002-2003 Social Housing Management Grant Programme: Themes and Priorities 2002-2003

10/12/01
The publication of the National Housing Strategy for Wales clearly signals the National Assembly’s vision for social housing. We are committed to ensuring that good quality social housing is readily available for those who cannot afford to buy. By 2012 all of Wales’ social housing should reach high ...
 

NAFWC 20/2001 - Planning controls for dangerous substances

01/11/01
This circular replaces Welsh Office Circular 20/92. It gives guidance on how the consent procedure for hazardous substances operates following changes introduced to implement the land use planning requirements of the Seveso II Directive (Directive 96/82/EC on the control of major-accident hazards). ...
 

NAFWC 02/2001 - Education of children looked after by local authorities

01/11/01
This Circular accompanies the attached guidance on the Education of Children looked after by local authorities. Some parts of the guidance are being issued to Social Services Departments under s7 of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970, which means that Social Services Departments which fai ...
 

NAFWC 32/2001 - Guidance to the Children (Protection From Offenders) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2001.

01/11/01
The Children (Protection from Offenders) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations came into force on 1 November 2001. The purpose of the Regulations is to remove the total prohibition on a person being approved as a foster carer or adoptive parent where either they or any adult member of their household ove ...
 

NAFWC 30A/2001 - Local regeneration fund: new arrangements for distributing match funding resources - form

01/10/01
Application for match funding
 

NAFWC 30/2001 - Local regeneration fund: new arrangements for distributing match funding resources

01/10/01
This Circular relates solely to the use of Local Regeneration Fund (LRF) to match fund projects requiring European funding. Future arrangements for use of LRF for other purposes will issue separately.
 

NAFWC 29/2001 - "Parents" and "parental responsibility" - guidance for schools

01/10/01
This guidance outlines the definition of "parent", "parental responsibility" and "having care of a child" for the purposes of the Education Act 1996, and advises schools on how to apply this. It also provides an outline of relevant court orders and advice on who school ...
 

NAFWC 28/2001 - The children and family court advisory and support service (CAFCAFS) and complaints about the functioning of child protection conferences

01/10/01
This guidance is issued under Section 7 of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970, which requires local authorities, in their social services functions, to act under the general guidance of the National Assembly for Wales. It supplements Working Together to Safeguard Children (National Assemb ...
 

NAFWC 30B/2001 - Local regeneration fund: new arrangements for distributing match funding resources -spreadsheets

01/10/01
01/10/2001
 

NAFWC 15/2001 - Governor's Annual Reports: guidance for Governing Bodies

01/09/01
This Circular is addressed to Chairs of School Governing Bodies. It is being copied to Headteachers, Chief Executives and Directors of Education in Local Authorities, Secretaries of national and local bodies, and Teacher Training Institutions
 

NAFWC 14/2001 - School prospectuses: guidance for headteachers and governing bodies

01/09/01
This Circular is addressed to Chairs of School Governing Bodies and Headteachers. It is being copied to Chief Executives and Directors of Education in Local Authorities, Secretaries of national and local bodies, and Teacher Training Institutions.
 

NAFWC 10/2001 - Social Care for deaf blind children and adults

31/08/01
The Guidance which follows is issued under Section 7 of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970. It responds to concerns highlighted by the National Assembly for Wales and the Department of Health’s joint deafblindness consultation exercise
 

NAFWC 27/2001 - Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: part I amendments to the renovation grants system

23/08/01
This circular gives advice on the amendments to the test of resources for grants under Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the 1996 Act) which came into force on 1 July 2001. In addition it provides updated guidance on other matters and general points on the renova ...
 

NAFWC 25/2001 - Children and families organisations grant

14/08/01
The purpose of this Circular is to describe arrangements for the National Assembly for Wales support for child and family voluntary organisations following the quinquennial review of the Support for Child and Family Services Grant, and to invite grant applications under the re-defined scheme. Grant ...
 

NAFWC 23/2001 - New guidance for local planning authorities on European protected species and changes in licensing procedures

01/07/01
This Circular informs all local planning authorities in Wales of revisions to licensing procedures under EC Directive 92/43/EEC (“the Habitats Directive”) for developments affecting European protected species. This Circular supplements the guidance in Planning Guidance (Wales): Planning Policy Firs ...
 

NAFWC 22/2001 - Guidance on the education (school government) (Wales) (amendment) regulations PUBLISHED AS 21/01

01/07/01
This circular contains guidance on the amendments to The Education (School Government) (Wales) Regulations 1999, as made by The Education (School Government) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2001.
 

NAFWC 21/2001 - Guidance for special grant for joint working between the NHS and local government 2001-2002

22/06/01
Further to the recent consultation exercise which recently took place on the Joint Working Special Grant Report 2001-2, I am now writing to confirm that the grant scheme has been approved by the Assembly in Plenary on 12th June 2001.
 

NAFWC 18/2001 - The carers Special grant report (10) (Wales)2001

19/06/01
Earlier this year (March) we consulted on the terms of the proposed Carer’s Special Grant Report for 2001 – 2002 which reflected the provisions of the Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000. On 12 June 2001 the National Assembly for Wales approved...
 

NAFWC 19/2001 - Social services performance management development fund special grant 2001-2002 guidance circular

01/06/01
This circular draws the attention of local authorities to the Special Grant Report (No 12) (Wales) 2001 agreed by the Assembly on June 12th 2001. Details of the application process and forms are included at Appendix A. A copy of the Special Grant Report (with annexes) is included as Appendix B. Gui ...
 

NAFWC 07A/2001 - Directions by the NAfW as to the conditions governing payments by national authorities to local authorities and other bodies under section 28bb of the National Health Service Act 1977- directions

01/04/01
The National Assembly for Wales hereby gives the following Directions, in exercise of the powers conferred upon the Secretary of State by section 28BB(4), (5) and (6) of the National Health Service Act 1977(a) and now vested in the National Assembly for Wales(b):
 

NAFWC 12/2001 - School Standards and Framework Act 1998: Supplementary Education Strategic Plan for 2001/2002 Guidance for Local Education Authorities

01/03/01
01/03/2001
 

NAFWC 11/2001 - Charges for residential accomodation - Crag amendment no 13: National assistance (sums for personal requirments) Wales regulations 2001: National Assistance act (assessment of resources) (amendment no 2) (Wales) regulations 2001

01/03/01
This guidance is issued under Section 7(1) of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 which requires local authorities to exercise Social Services functions under guidance of Secretary of State. The powers exercisable by Ministers under the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (and also th ...
 

NAFWC 07/2001 - Directions by the NAfW as to the conditions governing payments by national authorities to local authorities and other bodies under section 28bb of the National Health Service Act 1977

01/02/01
The purpose of this letter is to advise local authorities of Directions which set out the conditions governing payments made by a local authority to a health authority.
 

NAFWC 04C/2001 - Children first programme in Wales guidance 2001-2002 Annex 3

01/02/01
Annex 3
 

NAFWC 04B/2001 - Children first programme in Wales guidance 2001-2002 Annex 2

01/02/01
Annex 2
 

NAFWC 04A/2001 - Children first programme in Wales guidance 2001-2002 Annex 1

01/02/01
Annex 1
 

NAFWC 04/2001 - Children first programme in Wales guidance 2001-2002

01/02/01
This circular follows Welsh Office Circular 20/99 and takes forward the Children First programme in Wales for transforming children’s social services. It sets new objectives for children’s services and introduces new planning requirements on local authorities.
 

NAFWC 01/2001 - Training Support Programme for the Personal Social Services 2001-2002.

24/01/01
24/01/2001
 

NAFWC 03/2001 - Charges for residential accommodation- crag amendment no 12

01/01/01
Announces the following change to the National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Regulations 1992