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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Section 39 - Duty to encourage local people to participate in decision-making by principal councils

223.Section 39 of the Act places a duty on principal councils to encourage local people to participate in their decision making. This includes where the council is making decisions in partnership with another individual or body, such as another principal council or in conjunction with another individual or body, such as a local health board.

224.For the purposes of this section, a decision includes where a decision is delegated to an individual by a principal council.

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