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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Section 103 – Direction to a principal council to provide support and assistance

492.This section provides the Welsh Ministers with the power to direct a principal council to provide another principal council (“the supported council”) with any support and assistance that the Welsh Ministers consider appropriate to increase the extent to which the supported council meets the performance requirements. The direction must set out what support and assistance must be given to the supported council.

493.Before giving the direction, the Welsh Ministers must consult with both councils affected by the direction.

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