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Legislation (Wales) Act 2019

Section 12 – Measurement of distance

81.This section provides that distances referred to in Assembly Acts and Welsh subordinate instruments are to be measured horizontally and in a straight line. It has effect except to the extent that express provision is made to the contrary or the context requires otherwise. It is equivalent to section 8 of the 1978 Act.

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