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Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013

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11Review of operation of Act

The Welsh Ministers must, no later than the end of the period of 5 years beginning immediately after the end of the period mentioned in section 4(6)(a), carry out a review of the operation of this Act with a view in particular to assessing its success in securing new active travel routes and related facilities and improvements of existing active travel routes and related facilities.

12Directions and guidance

(1)Any directions or guidance given under this Act by the Welsh Ministers may be varied or revoked by them.

(2)In giving (or varying or revoking) directions or guidance under this Act the Welsh Ministers must have regard to the desirability of—

(a)promoting active travel journeys, and

(b)securing new active travel routes and related facilities and improvements in existing active travel routes and related facilities.

13Interpretation

In this Act—

  • “active travel journey” (“taith teithio llesol”) has the meaning given by section 2(7);

  • “active travel route” (“llwybr teithio llesol”) has the meaning given by section 2(1);

  • “designated” (“dynodedig”) has the meaning given by section 2(4);

  • “existing routes map” (“map llwybrau presennol”) has the meaning given by section 3(2);

  • “financial year” (“blwyddyn ariannol”) means the period of 12 months ending with 31st March;

  • “integrated network map” (“map rhwydwaith integredig”) has the meaning given by section 4(2);

  • “local authority” (“awdurdod lleol”) means a county council or county borough council in Wales;

  • “related facilities” (“cyfleusterau cysylltiedig”) is to be construed in accordance with section 2(8) and (9);

  • “walkers and cyclists” (“cerddwyr a beicwyr”) has the meaning given by section 2(3).

14Commencement

(1)Sections 3 to 11 come into force in accordance with provision made by the Welsh Ministers by order made by statutory instrument.

(2)The other provisions of this Act come into force on the day after the day on which this Act receives Royal Assent.

15Short title

The short title of this Act is the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013.

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