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21. (1) In England if it appears to the Secretary of State, or in Wales, if it appears to the Welsh Ministers, that—
(a)public bodies of a certain description should be enabled to supervise their own work under section 54 of the Act, or
(b)that a public body should be approved for the purpose of so supervising its own work,
the Secretary of State or, as the case may be, the Welsh Ministers, shall approve that description of body or, as the case may be, that body in writing and take such steps as appear to them appropriate to inform those local authorities and public bodies which will be affected by the giving of the approval.
(2) In England the Secretary of State, and in Wales, the Welsh Ministers, may withdraw the approval by a notice in writing given to any public body affected, and shall take such steps as appears to them appropriate to inform local authorities of such withdrawal.
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