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(1)The Welsh Ministers may direct a public body to take such steps as appear to them to be reasonably practicable to address the matters specified in an area statement under section 11(3).
(2)Before giving a direction the Welsh Ministers must consult the public body they intend to direct.
(3)Where a direction is given to a public body under this section, the body must comply with it.
(4)A direction under this section may not require a public body to do something it may not otherwise do in the exercise of its functions.
(5)A direction under this section—
(a)must be published;
(b)may be varied or revoked by a later direction;
(c)is enforceable by mandatory order on an application by, or on behalf of, the Welsh Ministers.
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