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Terms and conditions

Law Wales is a government website managed by the Welsh Government, henceforth referred to as 'We'. In entering our site you the user ('You') are accepting our Terms and Conditions. The Law Wales website, the Welsh Government website and its associated sites, are maintained for your personal use and viewing.

Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these terms and conditions, which take effect from the date of first use.

Intellectual property

The names, images and logos identifying Law Wales and/or the Welsh Government are proprietary marks of the Welsh Government. Copying or use of the logo and/or any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.

Requests for permission to use our logo should be directed to the Welsh Government’s Legislative Codes Office.


Hyperlinking to us

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site. However, we would prefer it if our pages were not to be loaded into frames on your site. Law Wales webpages should load into the user's entire window.

We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site.

If web portal owners wish to include Law Wales’ web pages within a portal site then please contact the Please include your contact details name, address, telephone number, fax number (if available) and e-mail and a description of your portal site.

Welsh Government social media use

Welsh Government social media house rules.

From this website

We are not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from Welsh Government websites.


The articles provided on the Law Wales site are provided by a variety of contributors. They are written by individuals with expertise in specific fields of law.  Any views expressed are the views of the individuals themselves and not necessarily the Welsh Government. The Welsh Government has taken every effort to ensure that other information contained in the website is correct but no liability can be accepted for any inaccuracies. In all cases the Welsh Government does not accept any liability for any loss or damage resulting from the use of the material contained in the website and assumes no responsibility for the contents of any other website to which its website links via hypertext.

The Law Wales website, information, products and services (or third party information, products and services), are provided 'as is' without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that make it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. 

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data, or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use of Welsh Government websites.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

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Last updated
11 November 2021