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Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

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38Preparation of assessments
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(1)Before publishing its assessment under section 37, a public services board must consult—

(a)the Commissioner;

(b)the board’s invited participants;

(c)its other partners;

(d)such of the persons who received but did not accept an invitation from the board under section 30 as the board considers appropriate;

(e)the local authority’s overview and scrutiny committee;

(f)any relevant voluntary organisation as the board considers appropriate;

(g)representatives of persons resident in its area;

(h)representatives of persons carrying on business in its area;

(i)trade unions representing workers in its area;

(j)such persons with an interest in the maintenance and enhancement of natural resources in the board’s area, as the board considers appropriate;

(k)any other persons who, in the opinion of the board, are interested in the improvement of the area’s economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being.

(2)As part of the consultation under subsection (1), each board must provide each consultee with a draft of its assessment.

(3)In preparing its assessment, each board must take each of the following into account—

(a)the report containing an assessment of the risks for the United Kingdom of the current and predicted impact of climate change most recently sent to the Welsh Ministers under section 56(6) of the Climate Change Act 2008 (c.27);

(b)the most recent review of the sufficiency of nursery education provision for the local authority area carried out under section 119(5)(a) of the School Standards and Frameworks Act 1998 (c.31);

(c)the most recent assessment of the sufficiency of the provision of childcare in the local authority area carried out in accordance with regulations made under section 26(1) of the Childcare Act 2006 (c.21);

(d)the most recent assessment of the sufficiency of play opportunities in the local authority area carried out under section 11(1) of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 (nawm 1);

(e)the most recent assessment carried out by the local authority in conjunction with a Local Health Board under section 14 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 (anaw 4) (assessment of needs for care and support, support for carers and preventative services);

(f)the most recent strategic assessment prepared in accordance with regulations under section 6 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c.37) relating to reducing crime and disorder in the local authority area;

(g)the most recent strategic assessment prepared in accordance with regulations under that section relating to combating substance misuse in the local authority area;

(h)the most recent strategic assessment prepared in accordance with regulations under that section relating to the reduction of reoffending in the local authority area;

(i)such other review or assessment in relation to the local authority area as may be prescribed by the Welsh Ministers in regulations (or such other analysis as may be designated in such regulations as a review or assessment for the purposes of this section).

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