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Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Act 2012

Section 18 – Guidance

57.Section 18 gives the Welsh Ministers the power to issue statutory guidance in relation to the procedures for the making of byelaws to which section 6 and section 7 applies, the enforcement of byelaws and anything related to these matters.  Such related matters will include guidance on consulting on and publicising new byelaws, good practice in relation to byelaws and the use of fixed penalty notices.  The legislating authority must have regard to the guidance issued when making or enforcing byelaws.

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