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Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 101 – Power of community meeting to apply for an order establishing a community council

114.Introduces a new section 27A in the 1972 Act to set out the conditions which must be met before a community meeting may apply to the principal council for its area for an order to establish a community council for the area. The new subsections (4)-(6) re-enact conditions which apply under the existing provisions. The new subsections (2) and (3) lower the threshold for a community meeting voting to establish a community council to require 10% of the local government electors for the community or 150 of the electors (whichever is the lower) to be present and voting at the meeting. The existing threshold is 30% of the local government electors for the community or 300 of the electors (whichever is the lower).

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