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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Paragraph 10 - Power to make regulations if no recommendations are made

85.Paragraph 10 provides that, if the Boundary Commission is unable to submit a final report by the deadline set by the Welsh Ministers in their initial direction, the Welsh Ministers may make regulations setting out the electoral arrangements of the area under review, and any relevant consequential changes, in the absence of recommendations from the Boundary Commission.

86.In considering the electoral arrangements for an area under review, for the purpose of making regulations, the Welsh Ministers must consider the matters set out in paragraph 5(1)(a) and (b). Where such circumstances arise, the Boundary Commission must provide the Welsh Ministers with any information gathered to date in respect of the initial review that the Welsh Ministers may consider appropriate.

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