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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Paragraph 5 - Directions: enforcement and consequences of contravention

625.The consequences of failing to comply with a direction issued under paragraph 1 are set out in paragraph 5:

  • a contract, including an employment contract, or agreement entered into in breach of a direction will be unenforceable;

  • a land transaction or capital acquisition made in breach of a direction will be void;

  • any grant, or provision of other financial assistance or a loan, in breach of a direction will be repayable; and

  • the use of reserves in breach of a direction when making the mandatory calculation of the council’s budget requirement means that the calculation will be treated as though it had not been made.

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