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School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013

Section 85 - Approval, publication and implementation of Welsh in education strategic plans

93.Each local authority will be required to submit its WESP to Welsh Ministers for approval. The Welsh Ministers may approve, modify or reject a WESP (imposing their own plan in its place). Subsection (7) places a duty on a local authority to take all reasonable steps to implement its approved WESP.  The Welsh Ministers must consult with a local authority before they modify or replace a local authority’s plan.

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