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Government of Wales Act 2006

Ministers, staff, etc

Section 67: Legal proceedings

266.Under this section the Counsel General, as the representative of the Welsh Ministers in the courts, will be able to institute, defend or appear in any legal proceedings relating to matters with respect to which any functions of the Welsh Ministers, the First Minister of the Counsel General are exercisable, provided the Counsel General considers it appropriate to do so for the promotion or protection of the public interest.

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