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Environment (Wales) Act 2016

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5General purpose of Natural Resources Body for Wales

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(1)The Natural Resources Body for Wales (Establishment) Order 2012 (S.I. 2012/1903) is amended as follows.

(2)For article 4 substitute—

4General purpose

(1)The Body must—

(a)pursue sustainable management of natural resources in relation to Wales, and

(b)apply the principles of sustainable management of natural resources,

in the exercise of its functions, so far as consistent with their proper exercise.

(2)In this article—

  • “principles of sustainable management of natural resources” (“egwyddorion rheoli cynaliadwy ar adnoddau naturiol”) has the meaning given by section 4 of the Environment (Wales) Act 2016;

  • “sustainable management of natural resources” (“rheoli cynaliadwy ar adnoddau naturiol”) has the meaning given by section 3 of the Environment (Wales) Act 2016.

(3)In article 5—

(a)in the heading, after “Body’s” insert “general”;

(b)in paragraph (1), for “purpose” substitute “general purpose in article 4”;

(c)in paragraph (3) for “functions” substitute “general purpose in article 4”.

(4)Omit articles 5B and 5E.

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