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Local Government (Wales) Act 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory

    1. 1.Overview

    2. 2.Main definitions

  3. Voluntary mergers of local authorities

    1. 3.Proposals for merger

    2. 4.Consultation before making merger application

    3. 5.Guidance about merger applications

    4. 6.Power to make merger regulations

    5. 7.Shadow authorities

    6. 8.Elections and councillors

    7. 9.Mayor and cabinet executive model authorities

    8. 10.Other consequential etc. provision

  4. Transition committees

    1. 11.Transition committees

    2. 12.Composition of transition committees

    3. 13.Functions of transition committees

    4. 14.Sub-committees of transition committees

    5. 15.Provision of funding, facilities and information to transition committees

  5. Electoral arrangements etc. for new principal areas

    1. 16.Directions to conduct initial review

    2. 17.Directions and guidance to Commission

    3. 18.Conduct of initial review

    4. 19.Pre-review procedure

    5. 20.Consultation and investigation

    6. 21.Reporting on initial review

    7. 22.Implementation by Welsh Ministers

    8. 23.Electoral regulations if no recommendations made

    9. 24.Future review periods

  6. Remuneration etc. arrangements for new principal local authorities

    1. 25.Directions to Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales to perform relevant functions

    2. 26.Reports of Panel

    3. 27.Directions and guidance to Panel

    4. 28.Pay policy statements

  7. Restraints on transactions and recruitment etc. by merging authorities

    1. 29.Restraining transactions and recruitment etc. by direction

    2. 30.Directions under section 29(1): supplementary

    3. 31.Directions under section 29(1): further provision about reserves

    4. 32.Directions under section 29(3): supplementary

    5. 33.Directions: consequences of contravention

    6. 34.Interpretation of sections 29 to 36

    7. 35.Determining whether financial limits have been exceeded

    8. 36.Guidance in relation to transactions, recruitment etc.

  8. Information requirements

    1. 37.Requirement on merging authority to provide information to Welsh Ministers

    2. 38.Requirement on merging authority to provide information to other authorities

  9. Other provisions relating to Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales

    1. 39.Temporary extension of functions of Panel relating to heads of paid service to chief officers

    2. 40.Changes to duty to have regard to Panel recommendations about salaries

    3. 41.Panel membership

  10. Miscellaneous

    1. 42.Survey of councillors and unsuccessful candidates for election as councillors

    2. 43.Proposals submitted before commencement of Part 3 of Local Government (Democracy) (Wales) Act 2013

  11. Supplementary

    1. 44.Regulations

    2. 45.Interpretation

    3. 46.Commencement

    4. 47.Short title

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