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Local Government (Democracy) (Wales) Act 2013

Sections 55 to 57 – Community council websites; Requirement to give public notices electronically; Meetings and proceedings of communities

73.Section 55 requires a community council to publish certain information electronically (e.g. on a website), including details of the council’s membership and business and make provision for members of the public to contact the council or its clerk electronically. The requirement to make information available is subject to normal rules on access to information.

74.A community council must have regard to any guidance issued by the Welsh Ministers in relation to this matter.

75.Section 56 requires community councils to also publish public notices electronically (e.g. on its website).

76.Section 57 requires a community council to publish agendas and public reports for forthcoming meetings electronically (e.g. on its website).

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