Explanatory Notes

Local Government (Wales) Act 2015


25 November 2015

Commentary on Sections

Section 15 – Provision of funding, facilities and information to transition committees

31.Section 15 requires the merging authorities to meet the costs of the transition committee. The merging authorities must agree the apportionment of the cost between each of the merging authorities, and where an agreement cannot be reached, the Welsh Ministers will determine the proportion of cost to be borne by each authority. This section also requires the merging authorities to provide facilities, resources including staff, and information reasonably requested, to the transition committee or any sub-committee of a transition committee to enable the committee to undertake its functions.