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Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 30 – Operational standards

50.This section defines “operational standard” to mean a standard that relates to the relevant activities of a person (referred to here as “A”) and is intended to promote or facilitate the use of the Welsh language:

  • by A in carrying out A’s relevant activities;

  • by A and another person in dealings between them in connection with A’s relevant activities; or

  • by a person other than A in carrying out activities for the purposes of, or in connection with, A’s relevant activities.

51.“Relevant activities” are defined to mean functions, or a business or other undertaking. A reference to the carrying out of relevant activities is to the exercise of functions, or about the conduct of a business or other undertaking.

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