Commentary on Sections

Section 155 – Power to require performance of functions by Welsh Ministers or nominee

408.Section 155 provides that where the Welsh Ministers have the power to intervene under section 152 they can direct the functions in respect of which they deem intervention to be necessary are delivered by themselves or by a person nominated by them. Subsection (3) clarifies that the local authority must comply with any instructions given by the Welsh Ministers or their nominee.