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Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021

Section 79 – Further provision in relation to applications

411.This section sets out the requirements principal councils must meet before making an application under section 78 to amend or revoke joint committee regulations, and the requirements placed on Welsh Ministers if they decide not to make the regulations.

412.Subsection (1) requires principal councils to consult such persons as they consider appropriate before they make an application to amend or revoke joint committee regulations.

413.Where, following the receipt of an application under section 78, the Welsh Ministers decide to not make regulations amending or revoking corporate joint committee regulations, subsection (2) requires they notify the principal councils that made the application.

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