Commentary on Sections

Section 32 – Other partners

117.Section 32(1) specifies certain bodies and individuals whom a public services board must involve in the board’s activities, which are known as ‘other partners’.

118.‘Other partners’ are individuals or bodies considered to be important providers of services and representatives of public interests. The board must seek the advice of their other partners and involve them in the activities of the board in the manner, and to the extent, that the board considers appropriate. This may include seeking their partners’ advice on, or involving them in, the preparation, implementation and delivery of the board’s local well-being plan.