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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Part 5 – Collaborative Working by Principal Councils

17.The provisions within Part 5 of the Act (including Schedule 9) provide a framework for regional collaboration by principal councils. Chapter 2 of this Part requires principal councils to have regard to guidance about exercising their functions collaboratively.

18.Chapters 3 and 4 make provision for the establishment, through regulations, of corporate joint committees at the request of principal councils, or where no such request has been made.

19.Chapter 5 makes further provision in regard to joint committee regulations including providing for the amendment and revocation of joint committee regulations and providing Welsh Ministers with powers to make supplementary etc. regulations in relation to corporate joint committees.

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