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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Section 171 – Interpretation

739.Section 171 defines a number of words and terms used throughout the Act.

740.It also makes provision relating to every duty under the Act (but not a duty imposed by amending another enactment) to publish something. Subsection (2) requires the person subject to the duty to publish the document electronically (which means on that person’s website, if they have one), and in such other manner as the person thinks appropriate.

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