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Legislation (Wales) Act 2019


1.These Explanatory Notes are for the Legislation (Wales) Act 2019 which was passed by the National Assembly for Wales on 16 July 2019 and received Royal Assent on 10 September 2019. They have been prepared by the Office of the Legislative Counsel of the Welsh Government to assist the reader of the Act. The Explanatory Notes should be read in conjunction with the Act but are not part of it.

2.The Explanatory Notes are not meant to be a comprehensive description of the contents of the Act. Where an individual provision of the Act does not seem to require any 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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