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This consultation ended 11 June 2021.

Consultation period:
22 March 2021 to 11 June 2021
Last updated:

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We are seeking your views on the draft General Power of Competence (Commercial Purpose) (Conditions) (Wales) Regulations and the proposal that community councils that meet certain criteria be provided a power to trade.

Consultation description

The Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021 gives qualifying local authorities a general power of competence. Authorities may use the general power to do things for a commercial purpose.

We are consulting on Regulations which require authorities to prepare a business case before using the general power in this way.

We are also consulting on the proposal that community council eligible to exercise the general power be provide for a power to trade in their ordinary functions.

Consultation documents

Annex A: draft General Power of Competence (Commercial Purpose) (Conditions) (Wales) Regulations 2021 , file type: PDF, file size: 222 KB

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Annex B: draft regulatory impact assessment , file type: PDF, file size: 132 KB

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