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Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

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(1)In this Act—

  • “the advisory panel” (“y panel cynghori”) means the panel of advisers established under section 26;

  • “the Commissioner” (“y Comisiynydd”) means the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales;

  • “financial year” (“blwyddyn ariannol”) means the period of 12 months ending with 31 March;

  • “future trends report” (“adroddiad tueddiadau tebygol y dyfodol”) has the meaning given by section 11;

  • “invited participant” (“cyfranogwr gwadd”) has the meaning given by section 30(5);

  • “local authority” (“awdurdod lleol”) means a county council or county borough council in Wales;

  • “Local Health Board” (“Bwrdd Iechyd Lleol”) means a Local Health Board established under section 11 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (c.42);

  • “local objectives” (“amcanion lleol”) means objectives set by a public services board in accordance with section 36(2)(b);

  • “local well-being plan” (“cynllun llesiant lleol”) means a plan published under section 39 or amended and published as amended under section 44(5);

  • “National Assembly” (“Cynulliad Cenedlaethol”) means the National Assembly for Wales;

  • “national indicators” (“dangosyddion cenedlaethol”) has the meaning given by section 10(1)(a);

  • “other partners” (“partneriaid eraill”), in relation to a public services board, means the bodies mentioned in section 32(1);

  • “overview and scrutiny committee” (“pwyllgor trosolwg a chraffu”) is to be construed in accordance with section 35(4);

  • “police area” (“ardal heddlu”) means an area listed under the heading “Wales” in Schedule 1 to the Police Act 1996 (c.16) (police areas outside London);

  • “Public Accounts Committee of the National Assembly” (“Pwyllgor Cyfrifon Cyhoeddus y Cynulliad Cenedlaethol”) means the committee referred to as the “Audit Committee” in section 30 of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (c.32);

  • “public body” (“corff cyhoeddus”) has the meaning given by sections 6 and 52;

  • “public services board” (“bwrdd gwasanaethau cyhoeddus”) has the meaning given by sections 29 and 47(4)(a);

  • “sustainable development” (“datblygu cynaliadwy”) has the meaning given by section 2;

  • “sustainable development principle” (“egwyddor datblygu cynaliadwy”) has the meaning given by section 5;

  • “trade union” (“undeb llafur”) has the meaning given by section 1 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c.52);

  • “well-being goals” (“nodau llesiant”) means the goals specified in section 4;

  • “well-being objectives” (“amcanion llesiant”) means objectives published under section 7 or revised and published as revised under section 8 or 9;

  • “Welsh fire and rescue authority” (“awdurdod tân ac achub”) means the authority in Wales constituted by a scheme under section 2 of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 (c. 21) or a scheme to which section 4 of that Act applies.

(2)In Part 4 of this Act a “relevant voluntary organisation” means a body (other than a body that exercises functions of a public nature) whose activities—

(a)are carried on otherwise than for profit, and

(b)directly or indirectly benefit the whole or any part of a public services board’s area.

(3)A registered social landlord (within the meaning of Part 1 of the Housing Act 1996) that provides housing in the local authority area is a relevant voluntary organisation for the purposes of Part 4 of this Act.

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