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Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.Overview

  3. PART 2 IMPROVING WELL-BEING

    1. Sustainable development and well-being duty on public bodies

      1. 2.Sustainable development

      2. 3.Well-being duty on public bodies

      3. 4.The well-being goals

      4. 5.The sustainable development principle

      5. 6.Meaning of “public body”

    2. Well-being objectives

      1. 7.Statements about well-being objectives

      2. 8.Welsh Ministers’ well-being objectives

      3. 9.Other public bodies’ well-being objectives

    3. Measuring performance towards achieving the goals

      1. 10.National indicators and annual well-being report

      2. 11.Future trends report

      3. 12.Annual reports by the Welsh Ministers

      4. 13.Annual reports by other public bodies

    4. Guidance

      1. 14.Guidance

    5. Role of the Auditor General for Wales

      1. 15.The sustainable development principle: Auditor General’s examinations

    6. Promotion of sustainable development

      1. 16.Promotion of sustainable development

  4. PART 3 THE FUTURE GENERATIONS COMMISSIONER FOR WALES

    1. The Commissioner

      1. 17.Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

      2. 18.Commissioner’s general duty

    2. The Commissioner’s functions

      1. 19.Commissioner’s functions

      2. 20.Reviews by the Commissioner

      3. 21.Recommendations made by the Commissioner

      4. 22.Duty to follow recommendations

      5. 23.Future Generations report

      6. 24.Future Generations report: activity during the reporting period

    3. Joint working

      1. 25.Joint working

    4. Advisory panel to the Commissioner

      1. 26.Advisory panel

      2. 27.Appointed members

      3. 28.Payment of panel members’ expenses

  5. PART 4 PUBLIC SERVICES BOARDS

    1. CHAPTER 1 ESTABLISHMENT, PARTICIPATION AND SCRUTINY

      1. 29.Public services boards

      2. 30.Invitations to participate

      3. 31.Invitations to participate: issue, response and duration of participation

      4. 32.Other partners

      5. 33.Changes in participation

      6. 34.Meetings and terms of reference

      7. 35.Overview and scrutiny committee of local authority

    2. CHAPTER 2 IMPROVING LOCAL WELL-BEING

      1. Well-being duty on public services boards

        1. 36.Well-being duty on public services boards

      2. Local well-being assessments

        1. 37.Assessments of local well-being

        2. 38.Preparation of assessments

      3. Local well-being plans

        1. 39.Local well-being plans

        2. 40.Local well-being plans: role of community councils

        3. 41.Preparation of local well-being plans: information about activities of others

        4. 42.Preparation of local well-being plans: Commissioner’s advice

        5. 43.Preparation of local well-being plans: further consultation and approval

        6. 44.Review of local well-being plans

        7. 45.Annual progress reports

      4. Consequential modifications

        1. 46.Modifications of enactments

    3. CHAPTER 3 MISCELLANEOUS

      1. 47.Merging public services boards

      2. 48.Collaboration between public services boards

      3. 49.Directions to merge or collaborate

      4. 50.Performance indicators and standards

      5. 51.Guidance

  6. PART 5 FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. 52.Meaning of “public body”: further provision

    2. 53.Power to make consequential etc. provision

    3. 54.Regulations

    4. 55.Interpretation

    5. 56.Commencement

    6. 57.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      ANNUAL REPORTS BY OTHER PUBLIC BODIES

      1. 1.Public bodies: general

      2. 2.Local Health Boards and NHS trusts

      3. 3.The Natural Resources Body for Wales

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      THE FUTURE GENERATIONS COMMISSIONER FOR WALES

      1. 1.Status

      2. 2.Validity of acts

      3. 3.Duration of appointment

      4. 4.Terms of appointment

      5. 5.Remuneration, allowances and pensions

      6. 6.Disqualification

      7. 7.End of appointment (other than through disqualification)

      8. 8.Powers

      9. 9.Staff

      10. 10.Delegation

      11. 11.Deputy Commissioner

      12. 12.Complaints procedure

      13. 13.Register of interests

      14. 14.(1) The Commissioner must— (a) make a copy of the...

      15. 15.Conflicts of interest

      16. 16.Payments by the Welsh Ministers

      17. 17.Annual reports

      18. 18.Accounting officer

      19. 19.Estimates

      20. 20.Accounts

      21. 21.Audit

      22. 22.Examinations into the use of resources

      23. 23.Seal and validity of documents

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      PUBLIC SERVICES BOARDS: FURTHER PROVISION

      1. 1.Quorum

      2. 2.First meeting

      3. 3.Mandatory meetings

      4. 4.Terms of reference

      5. 5.Administrative support

      6. 6.Sub-groups and delegation

      7. 7.Representation at meetings

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      PUBLIC SERVICES BOARDS: CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS AND REPEALS

      1. 1.Education Act 1997 (c.44)

      2. 2.Local Government Act 2000 (c.22)

      3. 3.In section 2 (promotion of well-being), in subsection (3B), for...

      4. 4.For subsection (3C) of that section substitute—

      5. 5.In section 21 (overview and scrutiny committees), in subsection (4),...

      6. 6.In section 21B of that Act (duty of authority to...

      7. 7.Education Act 2002 (c.32)

      8. 8.Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (c.5)

      9. 9.In subsection (5)(d), for “community strategy” substitute “local well-being plan”....

      10. 10.For subsection (7) substitute— (7) A local well-being plan is...

      11. 11.Children Act 2004 (c.31)

      12. 12.In section 25 (co-operation to improve well-being: Wales), after subsection...

      13. 13.Section 26 (children and young people’s plans: Wales) is repealed....

      14. 14.In section 27— (a) in subsection (1)(a), for the words...

      15. 15.In section 30(2)(a) (inspection of functions under Part 3), the...

      16. 16.In section 50A(2)(c) (intervention - Wales), the words “, 26”...

      17. 17.Section 66(7) (procedure for regulations under section 26) is repealed....

      18. 18.Government of Wales Act 2006 (c.32)

      19. 19.National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (c.42)

      20. 20.Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009 (nawm 2)

      21. 21.Part 2 (Community strategies and planning) is repealed.

      22. 22.Sections 48(2)(b), 50(5)(c) and 51(3) are repealed.

      23. 23.Schedule 3 is repealed.

      24. 24.Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 (nawm 1)

      25. 25.In section 2(8), the words “and section 26 of the...

      26. 26.In section 4 (strategies prepared by local authorities)—

      27. 27.In section 5 (strategies prepared by other Welsh authorities)—

      28. 28.Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 (nawm 7)

      29. 29.In section 2 (joint schemes for the provision of local...

      30. 30.Section 11 (amendment of the Children Act 2004) is repealed....

      31. 31.Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011 (nawm 4)

      32. 32.Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 (anaw 3)

      33. 33.Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 (anaw 4)

      34. 34.After that section insert— Plans following assessments of needs under...

      35. 35.Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act 2015 (anaw x)

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