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Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

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43Preparation of local well-being plans: further consultation and approval
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(1)Before publishing its local well-being plan, a public services board must consult—

(a)the Commissioner (having received advice from the Commissioner under section 42(2));

(b)its 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 local well-being plan.

(3)The consultation under subsection (1) must not end until at least 12 weeks have passed since the day on which it began.

(4)Before publishing its local well-being plan, a public services board must hold a meeting at which each member confirms its approval of the plan for publication.

(5)If the local authority is operating executive arrangements under Part 2 of the Local Government Act 2000 (c.22), the function of approving the local well-being plan for publication may not be exercised by an executive of the authority under those arrangements; nor does section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70) (discharge of functions by committees etc.) apply to that function.

(6)In the case of each Local Health Board, each Welsh fire and rescue authority and the Natural Resources Body for Wales, the function of approving the local well-being plan for publication may only be exercised at a meeting of the body in question.

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