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Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 156 – Directions to comply with requirements

179.If the Welsh Ministers are satisfied that an authority has failed to discharge any duty imposed on it by the IRP for the purposes of the Measure, the Welsh Ministers may issue a direction requiring the authority to comply. Any such direction must explain the reason for its issue and set out the steps that need to be taken by the authority, including a timetable by which the authority should respond.

180.The Welsh Ministers may apply to the Court for an order enforcing the direction.

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