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Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009

Section 31 - power of Welsh Ministers to modify enactments and confer new powers

60.Section 31 provides Welsh Ministers with a power (by order) to make provision to modify or exclude the application of enactments which apply to Welsh improvement authorities. The Welsh Ministers may do so only if they are satisfied that such an enactment prevents or obstructs a Welsh improvement authority from complying with the provisions of Part 1 of the Measure.

61.The Welsh Ministers also have a power to confer upon a Welsh improvement authority any additional power they consider necessary in order to facilitate compliance with Part 1 of the Measure.

62.In exercising a power conferred on them a Welsh improvement authority must take account of any guidance issued by Welsh Ministers.

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