3After section 2 insert—E+W
“2APower to extend or disapply: best value authorities in Wales
(1)The National Assembly for Wales may by order provide that any of the bodies mentioned in subsection (2) is a best value authority in Wales for the purposes of this Part.
(2)The bodies are—
(a)a levying body within the meaning of section 74(1) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988;
(b)a body to which section 75 of that Act applies (special levies).
(3)An order under subsection (1) providing for a body to be a best value authority in Wales may provide for section 7 to have effect in relation to that body with specified modifications.
(4)The National Assembly for Wales may by order provide that a best value authority in Wales specified, or of a description specified, in the order is not to be subject, in relation to such functions as may be specified, to a duty—
(a)which is specified in the order, and
(b)to which the authority would otherwise be subject under this Part.”