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Public Health (Wales) Act 2017

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  • specified provision(s) amendment to earlier commencing S.I. 2017/949, art. 3 by S.I. 2017/967 art. 2

PART 2 E+WOBESITY

2National strategy on preventing and reducing obesity: publication and reviewE+W

(1)The Welsh Ministers must publish a national strategy on preventing obesity, and reducing obesity levels, in Wales.

(2)The strategy must—

(a)specify objectives the Welsh Ministers consider will, if achieved, contribute towards preventing obesity;

(b)specify objectives the Welsh Ministers consider will, if achieved, contribute towards reducing obesity levels;

(c)identify how the Welsh Ministers propose to achieve the specified objectives.

(3)The Welsh Ministers must review the strategy—

(a)at the end of the period of three years beginning with the date of first publication of the strategy, and

(b)at the end of each subsequent period of three years.

(4)The Welsh Ministers may revise the strategy at any time.

(5)If the Welsh Ministers revise the strategy, they must publish the revised strategy as soon as it is reasonably practicable to do so.

(6)The Welsh Ministers must consult such persons as they consider appropriate—

(a)before they first publish the strategy, and

(b)subsequently, before each review under subsection (3).

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I1S. 2 in force at 4.10.2017 by S.I. 2017/949, art. 2(a)

3Implementation of national strategyE+W

(1)The Welsh Ministers must take all reasonable steps to achieve the objectives specified in the most recently published strategy under section 2.

(2)Following each review of the strategy under section 2(3) the Welsh Ministers must publish a progress report.

(3)A progress report is a report on progress made in achieving objectives specified in the strategy.

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I2S. 3 in force at 4.10.2017 by S.I. 2017/949, art. 2(b)

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