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Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

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8Welsh Ministers’ well-being objectives

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(1)The Welsh Ministers’ well-being objectives must be set and published—

(a)no later than 6 months after the date on which the first general election is held following the commencement of this section, and

(b)no later than 6 months after the date of each subsequent general election.

(2)The Welsh Ministers’ well-being objectives must be set for the period—

(a)beginning with the day specified for that purpose in the statement published under section 7(1), and

(b)ending with the day of the next ordinary general election under section 3 of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (c.32).

(3)If the well-being goals are amended, the Welsh Ministers must review their well-being objectives.

(4)If, on a review under subsection (3), the Welsh Ministers determine that one or more of their well-being objectives are no longer appropriate, they must revise the objective or objectives concerned.

(5)The Welsh Ministers may at any other time review and revise their well-being objectives.

(6)Well-being objectives revised under subsection (4) or (5) must be set for the remainder of the period referred to in subsection (2).

(7)Where the Welsh Ministers revise their well-being objectives under subsection (4) or (5), they must publish them as soon as is reasonably practicable.

(8)In setting or revising their well-being objectives, the Welsh Ministers must take into account the Commissioner’s report under section 23.

(9)In subsection (1), “general election” means—

(a)the poll held at an ordinary general election under section 3 of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (c.32), or

(b)the poll held at an extraordinary general election under section 5 of that Act.

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