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Government of Wales Act 1998

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76Attendance of Secretary of State for Wales

(1)The Secretary of State for Wales shall be entitled to attend and participate in any proceedings of the Assembly.

(2)Subsection (1) does not confer on the Secretary of State for Wales—

(a)any right to vote, or

(b)a right to attend or participate in the proceedings of a committee of the Assembly or any sub-committee of such a committee.

(3)The standing orders must include provision for any documents which—

(a)contain material relating to any proceedings of the Assembly itself which have taken place or are to take place, and

(b)are made available to all Assembly members,

to be made available to the Secretary of State for Wales no later than the time when they are made available to Assembly members who are not members of the executive committee.

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