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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Section 87 – Exercise by principal councils of functions under this Part

436.Section 87 provides that section 101 of the 1972 Act does not apply to the functions set out in subsection (4) of this section. As such the principal council may not arrange for these functions to be discharged by a committee, sub-committee or officer of the council or by another principal council.

437.Subsection (2) prohibits these functions being the responsibility of an executive of a principal council whilst subsection (3) provides that an elected mayor is to be treated as a councillor of a principal council for the purposes of those functions.

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