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Government of Wales Act 2006

Ministers, staff, etc

Section 56: Introduction

250.This section provides that the Welsh Ministers (and the First Minister and the Counsel General where distinct functions are conferred or imposed specifically on them) are to have those functions which are conferred or imposed on them by or under the Act itself or by any other enactment or prerogative instrument.

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