(1)The Commissioner must produce a report in relation to each financial year of the Commissioner (an “annual report”).
(2)An annual report must include the following matters—
(a)a summary of the action taken in the exercise of the Commissioner's functions;
(b)a review of issues relevant to the Welsh language;
(c)a summary of the Commissioner's work programme;
(d)the Commissioner's proposals for a work programme for the following financial year;
(e)a summary of the complaints made in accordance with the procedure established under section 14.
(3)An annual report may also include any other matters which the Commissioner thinks it appropriate to include in such a report.
(4)For provision about the Commissioner's financial year, see paragraph 15 of Schedule 1.
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(1)In preparing each annual report, the Commissioner may consult—
(a)the Advisory Panel, and
(b)any other persons that the Commissioner thinks it appropriate to consult.
(2)The Commissioner must publish each annual report in Welsh and in English.
(3)The Commissioner must publish each annual report no later than 31 August in the financial year following the financial year to which the report relates.
(4)As soon as reasonably practicable after each annual report is published, the Commissioner must send a copy of the report to the Welsh Ministers.
(5)The Welsh Ministers must—
(a)examine each annual report submitted to them, and
(b)lay a copy of the report before the National Assembly for Wales.