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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Paragraph 12 - Subsequent reviews by the Commission where regulations are made under paragraph 9(1)(b) or 10(2)

90.Paragraph 12 requires that, if the Welsh Ministers have had to make electoral arrangements regulations under paragraph 9(1)(b) or paragraph 10(2) of this Schedule, the Boundary Commission must conduct a review of the principal area’s electoral arrangements under section 11(1) as soon as possible after:

  • the first ordinary elections of a council under the new voting system (if the regulations were made in respect of a council which had changed its voting system); or

  • the first ordinary elections for a council following the coming into force of merger or restructuring regulations.

91.In any event, the Boundary Commission must undertake the review required by this paragraph before the next ordinary elections of the council in question.

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