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Trade Union (Wales) Act 2017


1.These Explanatory Notes are for the Trade Union (Wales) Act 2017 which was passed by the National Assembly for Wales on 18 July 2017 and received Royal Assent on 07 September 2017. They have been prepared by the Education and Public Services Group of the Welsh Government to assist the reader of the Act.

2.The Explanatory Notes should be read in conjunction with the Act but are not part of it. They are not meant to be a comprehensive description of the Act. Where a section of the Act is self-explanatory and does not seem to require any further explanation or comment, none is given.

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Text created by the Welsh Government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Acts of the Welsh Parliament.


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