The Local Government (Publication of Staffing Information) (Wales) Regulations 1996

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Published: 1996-07-17

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1899

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Local Government (Publication of Staffing Information) (Wales) Regulations 1996

Made
17th July 1996

Laid before Parliament
25th July 1996

Coming into force
1st September 1996

The Secretary of State for Wales, being of the opinion that it is necessary to make these Regulations in order to ensure that authorities in Wales to whom section 2 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980(1) applies publish information specified in the Local Government (Publication of Staffing Information) (Wales) Code 1996 in the manner and form and on the occasions specified in that Code, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 3(2), (3) and (7) of that Act, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and after consultation with such associations of authorities to whom section 2 of that Act applies as appear to him to be concerned and any such authority with whom consultation appeared to him to be desirable, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Local Government (Publication of Staffing Information) (Wales) Regulations 1996 and shall come into force on 1st September 1996.

(2) In these Regulations “section 2” means section 2 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980.

Requirement to publish staffing information

2.—(1) Authorities in Wales to whom section 2 applies are required to publish the information specified in the Local Government (Publication of Staffing Information) (Wales) Code 1996 in the manner and form and on the occasions specified in that Code.

(2) In this regulation “the Local Government (Publication of Staffing Information) (Wales) Code 1996” means the code set out in the Annex to Welsh Office Circular 26/96, issued on 20th May 1996 by the Secretary of State for Wales under section 2.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Gwilym Jones
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
17th July 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations require local authorities and certain other authorities in Wales to publish the information about their staffing levels which is specified in the Local Government (Publication of Staffing Information) (Wales) Code 1996 in the manner and form and on the occasions specified in the Code. The Code is set out in the Annex to Welsh Office Circular 26/96, which is obtainable from the Welsh Office, Local Government Finance Division.

(1)
1980 c. 65. Relevant amendments to section 2 are by the Police and Magistrates Courts Act 1994 (c. 29), Schedule 4, paragraph 19, and the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19), Schedule 16, paragraph 57.
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