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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Paragraph 3 - Other key terms used in this Schedule

69.Paragraph 3 defines certain terms relating to the conduct of an initial review undertaken by the Boundary Commission for the area specified in a direction under section 11 or under section 137.

70.Reviews undertaken in response to such directions may also include electoral arrangements for communities in the areas specified, since the Boundary Commission will be able to propose and recommend changes at community level, but only where such community changes are relevant and consequential on what is proposed or recommended by the Boundary Commission at principal area level. The scope of what may be considered by the Boundary Commission as “relevant consequential changes” is set out in paragraph 3(1). Paragraph 3(2) defines the terms multiple member ward and single member ward.

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