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Local Government (Wales) Act 2015

Section 6 – Power to make merger regulations

10.Section 6 provides the Welsh Ministers with the power, where a joint application for voluntary early merger has been made to them, to make regulations to abolish two or more principal areas and dissolve their respective county/county borough councils and establish a new single principal area and council in their place.

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