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Explanatory Notes Healthy Eating in Schools (Wales) Measure 2009

Section 1: Promoting healthy eating and drinking by pupils in maintained schools

2.This section imposes a duty on local authorities and governing bodies of maintained schools to take action to promote healthy eating and drinking. In fulfilling that duty, they have to have regard to any guidance issued by Welsh Ministers in relation to what constitutes healthy eating and drinking; what action would be appropriate and how the principles of sustainable development should apply to healthy eating and drinking.

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