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Local Government (Wales) Act 2015

Sections 37 and 38 – Information requirements

75.Section 37 enables the Welsh Ministers to require merging authorities to provide them with any information which the Welsh Ministers consider appropriate for the purpose of giving effect to the transfer of functions of the merging authority to the new principal local authority. Section 38 allows, for the same purpose, the Welsh Ministers to require a merging authority to share information with other relevant bodies - the other authorities involved in the merger, the appropriate transition committee and the appropriate shadow authority.

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