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Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

Section 36 – Well-being duty on public services boards

133.Section 36 sets out the well-being duty on public services boards, that a board must improve the economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being of its area by contributing to the achievement of the well-being goals. In accordance with the sustainable development principle, each public services board must assess the state of economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being in its area, set local objectives and take all reasonable steps, in exercising its functions, to meet those objectives, which are designed to maximise the board’s contribution to the achievement of the well-being goals. Anything a public services board does under this section must be done in accordance with the sustainable development principle.

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