Section 9 – Power to issue a code to help achieve the outcomes
15.Section 9 requires the Welsh Ministers to issue, and from time to time revise, a code to help achieve the outcomes specified in the statement issued under section 8. The code can give guidance and in the case of local authorities, it can also impose requirements. Examples of the matters which may be set out in the code include quality standards, performance measures and performance targets. The current code must be published, and any versions of the code which are no longer in force must be made available.