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Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

Section 4 - Well-being goals

19.Section 4 establishes a set of well-being goals which, collectively, express a vision for the long-term economic, environmental, social and cultural well-being of Wales and provide a coherent framework to guide the improvement of well-being in a sustainable manner.

20.The well-being goals are specified in Table 1 which details each goal together with a descriptor for the respective goal.

21.The well-being goals will enable public bodies to understand what they must seek to achieve in order to improve the economic, social environmental and cultural well-being of Wales, for both current and future generations.

22.The main purpose of the well-being goals is to set the context within which public bodies must set well-being objectives (see section 3). Public bodies will seek to achieve the well-being goals through meeting their well-being objectives.

23.Each of the well-being goals includes economic, social, environmental and cultural aspects of well-being.

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