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Local Government (Wales) Act 2015

Section 22 – Implementation by Welsh Ministers

47.Section 22 enables the Welsh Ministers, having received a further report from the Commission, to make regulations to implement the recommendations, or a modified form of the recommendations, contained within the further report. Such regulations may not be made until at least 6 weeks after the further report is published. If the Welsh Ministers wish to modify the recommendations before implementing them, they must consider the matters set out in section 18 and must be satisfied that the modification is appropriate. The Commission is required to provide the Welsh Ministers with any relevant information about the recommendations that they may reasonably require, and the Welsh Ministers are able to vary or revoke regulations implementing recommendations through subsequent regulations.

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