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Agriculture (Wales) Act 2023


1.These Explanatory Notes are for the Agriculture (Wales) Act 2023 (“the Act”) which received Royal Assent on 17 August 2023.

2.They have been prepared by the Rural Affairs Department of the Welsh Government in order to assist the reader of the Act.

3.The Explanatory Notes should be read in conjunction with the Act but they are not a part of it. They are not meant to be a comprehensive description of the Act, and where an individual section of the Act does not require explanation or comment, none is given.

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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.


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