Explanatory Notes

Environment (Wales) Act 2016


21 March 2016

Commentary on Sections

Part 1 – Sustainable management of natural resources

Section 24 – Power to amend periods for the preparation and publication of documents

139.Sections 8 (3) to (5) and 9(5) set out the timescales for publishing the final and draft state of natural resources report and the national natural resources policy. This section provides that the Welsh Ministers may, by regulations, change those timescales. Subsection (3) provides that before making the regulations, the Welsh Ministers must consult NRW.