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Trade Union (Wales) Act 2017

Definition of devolved Welsh authorities

23.Section 1(5) defines the Welsh public authorities to which the Act applies by reference to the definition of “a devolved Welsh authority” in section 157A of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (inserted by section 4 of the Wales Act 2017). In that section a “devolved Welsh authority” means a public authority specified in Schedule 9A to the Government of Wales Act 2006 or that exercises functions that (a) are only exercisable in relation to Wales and (b) are wholly or mainly functions that do not relate to reserved matters. Schedule 9A may be amended by Order in Council approved by Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales.

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