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Local Government (Democracy) (Wales) Act 2013

Part 6 - Miscellaneous and general provision

90.This Part deals with general provisions about the Act. In particular they:

  • Enable the Welsh Ministers to make changes to other legislation if necessary to give effect to the provisions of this Act;

  • Explain the procedure for making items of secondary legislation under this Act;

  • Provide for the definition of terminology used throughout the Act and introduce the index of defined expressions in Schedule 3;

  • Introduce Schedules 1 and 2 which include amendments to and repeals of other legislation required to make certain provisions take effect;

  • Deal with any review by the Commission or principal council which is ongoing at the time the Act comes into force to be completed under the previous legislation and provides a saving for the regulations which are currently in force under the Local Government Act 1972 in relation to reviews to remain in force until such time as new regulations are made under the Act;

  • Contains provision regarding commencement of sections of the Act;

  • Provides the short title of the Act for the purposes of citation.

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