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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Section 61 – Family absence for members of local authorities

334.Section 61 amends Part 2 of the 2011 Measure by removing the maximum number of weeks entitlement to the various kinds of family absence available to members of principal councils.

335.The provisions enable the maximum period of absence for each type of family absence to be specified in regulations (each kind of family absence is governed by regulations in any event). This provides flexibility to change the duration of the various periods of absence

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