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Government of Wales Act 2006


Paragraph 7 – Directions by Commission to the Committee

601.This applies section 3A (4) of the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 with a modification.

602.When the Boundary Committee is carrying out its duties under the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986, it must comply with any directions which the Electoral Commission gives to it.

603.The effect of the modification is that the Boundary Committee must only follow them if it can do so and still ensure compliance with the rules in paragraph 9 of this Schedule (i.e., the rules which must be followed in relation to the delineation of Assembly electoral regions, and the allocation of regional seats to those regions).

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