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Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

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36Well-being duty on public services boards
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(1)Each public services board must improve the economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being of its area by contributing to the achievement of the well-being goals.

(2)A public services board’s contribution to the achievement of the goals must include—

(a)assessing the state of economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being in its area (see sections 37 and 38),

(b)setting objectives (“local objectives”) that are designed to maximise its contribution within its area to achieving those goals, and

(c)the taking of all reasonable steps by members of the board (in exercising their functions) to meet those objectives (but see section 39(2)(b)).

(3)Anything a public services board does under this section must be done in accordance with the sustainable development principle.

(4)Sections 39 to 45 make provision about local well-being plans including provision requiring public services boards to set out in such plans their local objectives and the steps they propose to take to meet them.

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