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Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 16 – Welsh Ministers’ power of direction

28.This section provides the Welsh Ministers with a qualified power to direct the Commissioner and places a duty on the Commissioner to comply with any such directions. Directions cannot be given in relation to the giving of a compliance notice to a person by the Commissioner, the enforcement of standards by the Commissioner or in respect of the Commissioner’s functions contained in that Part of the Measure which makes provision in relation to the freedom to use Welsh.

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