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Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011

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74Appointment provision determined by authority
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(1)A local authority’s appointment provision complies with this section if the provision—

(a)is no less favourable to opposition groups than section 70, and

(b)is approved by a resolution of the local authority which has cross-group support.

(2)Appointment provision is no less favourable to opposition groups than section 70 if it provides—

(a)for opposition groups on the local authority (when taken together) to be given the opportunity to appoint a greater number of committee chairs than would be the case with provision made in accordance with section 70, and

(b)for each opposition group on the local authority to be given the opportunity to appoint at least the number of committee chairs as would be the case with provision made in accordance with section 70.

(3)A resolution of the local authority has cross-group support if—

(a)the persons voting in favour of the resolution include members of every political group on the authority, and

(b)each political group on the authority gives majority support to the resolution.

(4)A political group on the authority gives majority support to the resolution if the number of members of that group who vote in favour of the resolution is greater than the number of members of that group who vote against the resolution.

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