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Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

Section 2 – Sustainable development.

14.Section 2 defines sustainable development in this Act as the process of improving the economic, social and environmental and cultural well-being of Wales by taking action, in accordance with the sustainable development principle, aimed at achieving the well-being goals.

15.Section 5 of the Act provides further details as regards the application of the sustainable development principle.

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