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(1)A transition committee is to consist of an equal number of members, not being less than 5, of each of the merging authorities.
(2)The members of a merging authority who are to be members of the transition committee must be appointed by the merging authority.
(3)The number of members to be appointed by each of the merging authorities is the number agreed by the merging authorities or, in default of agreement, determined by the Welsh Ministers.
(4)One of the members appointed by a merging authority must be its executive leader.
(5)If the executive member of a merging authority with responsibility for finance is not also the executive leader of the merging authority, that executive member must also be appointed as a member.
(6)A transition committee may co-opt additional persons to serve as members of the committee but they may not vote.
(7)A transition committee is to be treated for the purposes of paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (political balance on local authority committees) as a committee to which paragraph 2 of that Schedule applies.
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