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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Section 44 – Guidance on exercise of functions under this Chapter

232.This section requires principal councils to have regard to guidance issued by the Welsh Ministers when exercising their functions under Chapter 2, including those of encouraging public participation in decision-making by principal councils, developing a strategy on encouraging participation and making and publishing a petition scheme.

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