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Environment (Wales) Act 2016

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81Establishment of Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee

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(1)In the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 (c. 29), before section 27 (and the italic cross-heading before it) insert—

4A. Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee for Wales
26BEstablishment and functions

(1)There is established a committee to be known as the Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee or Pwyllgor Llifogydd ac Erydu Arfordirol.

(2)The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Welsh Ministers on matters relating to flood and coastal erosion risk management.

(3)The Welsh Ministers may by regulations confer or impose additional functions on the Committee for any purpose connected with flood or coastal erosion risk management in Wales.

26CConstitution

(1)The Welsh Ministers may by regulations make provision about the membership of the Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee, including⁠—

(a)the number of members,

(b)conditions of eligibility for appointment, and

(c)the method of selection and appointment of members (including who is to appoint them).

(2)The Welsh Ministers may by regulations make provision about the proceedings of the Committee, including—

(a)quorum, and

(b)the nature and extent of a majority required for specified purposes.

26DPayments relating to members

(1)The Welsh Ministers may by regulations make provision for the payment to or in respect of persons who chair or have chaired the Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee of—

(a)remuneration;

(b)allowances;

(c)sums by way of or in respect of pension;

(d)compensation for loss of office.

(2)The Welsh Ministers may by regulations make provision for the payment of allowances to members of the Committee.

(3)Regulations under this section—

(a)must specify who is to make any payment for which the regulations make provision;

(b)may make provision about the circumstances in which a payment is to be made;

(c)may determine, or provide for the determination of, the amount or maximum amount of a payment.

(2)The Regional Flood and Coastal Committee established under section 22(1)(c) of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 is abolished.

(3)Part 4 of Schedule 2 provides for minor and consequential amendments and repeals relating to this section.

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