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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Part 6 – Performance and Governance of Principal Councils

20.Part 6 of the Act sets out arrangements for reviewing the performance of principal councils. Chapter 1 places a duty on principal councils to review and report on their performance. It also makes provision for panel performance assessments; special inspections by the Auditor General for Wales (“the Auditor General”); and support and intervention by the Welsh Ministers.

21.Chapter 2, including Schedule 10, makes provision for the membership and proceedings of governance and audit committees.

22.Chapter 3 provides for co-ordination between regulators.

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