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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.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
11 June 2021
Consultation launched:

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

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132 KB
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How to respond

Submit your comments by 11 June 2021, in any of the following ways:

Online form

Post

Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Local Government Finance and Workforce Partnerships Division
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
Cardiff 
CF10 3NQ