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Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

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23Future Generations reportE+W

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(1)The Commissioner must prepare and publish, before the end of each reporting period, a report containing the Commissioner's assessment of the improvements public bodies should make in order to set and meet well-being objectives in accordance with the sustainable development principle.

(2)The Commissioner's report must include, in particular, an assessment of how public bodies should—

(a)better safeguard the ability of future generations to meet their needs, and

(b)take greater account of the long-term impact of the things that they do.

(3)In this section and section 24, the “reporting period” is the period—

(a)beginning with the day after that on which a future trends report under section 11 is published, and

(b)ending on the day before the date falling one year before the date on which the poll is to be held at the next general election under section 3 of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (c.32).

(4)In addition to the assessment mentioned in subsection (1), a report under this section must also include—

(a)a summary of the evidence gathered and activities undertaken by the Commissioner during the reporting period (see section 24);

(b)a summary of the reviews conducted by the Commissioner during the reporting period (see section 20);

(c)a summary of any other action taken by the Commissioner during the reporting period in the exercise of the Commissioner's functions.

(5)A report under this section may include—

(a)an account of any research or other study undertaken under section 19(2);

(b)any other information the Commissioner considers appropriate.

(6)The Commissioner must send the Welsh Ministers a copy of a report published under this section.

(7)The Welsh Ministers must lay a copy of a report sent to them under subsection (6) before the National Assembly.

(8)The Welsh Ministers may by regulations amend the reporting period.

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I1S. 23 partly in force; s. 23 in force for specified purposes at 30.4.2015, see s. 56(1)(b)

I2S. 23 in force at 1.2.2016 by S.I. 2016/86, art. 2

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