Search Legislation

Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Section 70 – Application by principal councils to establish a corporate joint committee

380.Under this section two or more principal councils may make a corporate joint committee application to the Welsh Ministers asking them to consider establishing, by regulations made under section 72, a corporate joint committee to exercise, in relation to the principal areas of those councils, a function or functions of those councils or the economic well-being function (see section 76 for the economic well-being function).

381.Principal councils may wish to make a corporate joint committee application if, for example, they consider there would be advantages in collaboratively exercising a particular function through a corporate body.

382.Subsection (2) sets out the actions the Welsh Ministers must take if, following the receipt of a corporate joint committee application, they decide not to make regulations establishing the corporate joint committee.

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Welsh Government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Acts of Senedd Cymru.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources