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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Section 104 – Powers of the Welsh Minister to intervene

494.This section sets out the conditions which apply to the Welsh Ministers’ exercise of the powers of direction in sections 105, 106 and 107 (“an intervention direction”). The Welsh Ministers must consider that the principal council, to which the direction will relate, is either not meeting, or is likely not to be meeting, the performance requirements.

495.This section also sets out the steps the Welsh Ministers must take before giving an intervention direction and the circumstances where these steps do not apply.

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