Section 52 – Meaning of “public body”: further provision
187.Subsection (1) enables the Welsh Ministers to amend the list of public bodies, provided for at section 6(1) of the Act. The Welsh Ministers may add or remove a public body or amend the description of a public body.
188.Only bodies that have public functions may be added to the list. If the body exercises both public and other functions, only their public functions can be subject to the provisions of the Act.
189.Prior to exercising this power, the Welsh Ministers must consult the Commissioner and any other person that they consider appropriate.