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Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 118 – Appointment of community youth representatives by community councils

131.Enables a community council to appoint up to two community youth representatives to the community council. The appointments will give a platform for a youth voice, encourage communication between different sectors of society and incite a greater interest in politics and local government by young people.

132.The criteria for a community youth representative are set out in subsection (2). Subsection (3) enables the community council to determine the terms of appointment, including those relating to the vacation of office.

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