Codes of practice

Codes of practice are guidelines about the requirements of standards.  

To explain the requirements of standards in a practical way, the Commissioner issues codes of practice to organisations. The Commissioner will consult with organisations on their content before Welsh Ministers give consent to codes of practice.  

The Commissioner has published the following codes of practice: 

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Code of Practice for The Welsh Language Standards (No. 1) Regulations 2015

County councils, Welsh Ministers and national park authorities.

Code of practice regulations 1

The Commissioner has consulted with organisations on draft codes of practice for the following regulations: 

  • Welsh Language Standards Regulations no. 2 
  • Welsh Language Standards Regulations no. 4 
  • Welsh Language Standards Regulations no. 5 
  • Welsh Language Standards Regulations no. 6 

The Commissioner is currently considering comments on the draft codes of practice. The codes of practice will be presented to Welsh Ministers for consent in due course.