National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Culture and other Fields) Order 2010
The draft LCO was laid before the National Assembly for Wales for approval on 18 February 2010. The LCO was passed by the National Assembly on 23 February 2010 and by Parliament on 6 April 2010. It was made by Her Majesty in Council on 12 April 2010.
What is the purpose of the LCO?
To give the legislative competence to the National Assembly for Wales to make laws for Wales, by Assembly Measure, in relation to the promotion and delivery by local authorities of cultural services and activities across Wales.
What are the main elements of the LCO?
The LCO covers the support, improvement or promotion of the cultural functions undertaken by local authorities, relating to historical sites, arts and crafts, museums, libraries, sports and other recreational activities.
How do I find out more information?
To view the approved LCO and supporting documentation, visit the Office of Public Sector Information website (external link).
To find out about the passage and scrutiny of the LCO visit the National Assembly for Wales website (external link) and UK Parliament website (external link).
Are there any related Assembly Measures?
None at present.