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Environment (Wales) Act 2016

Section 48 – Regulations: procedure

199.This section establishes the Assembly procedure to be followed when making regulations under Part 2 of the Act. Where the regulations designate a person to be the advisory body (section 44(1)(b)) and do not amend primary legislation, or where regulations make provision about international carbon reporting (section 52), they are subject to the Assembly’s negative procedure. All other regulations in Part 2 are subject to the Assembly’s affirmative procedure.

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