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Constitution and government

Explains the arrangements for governing and making laws in Wales.


Information on historic environment, Welsh language and sport.

Economy and development

Includes information about transport, planning and tourism law.


Find out more about the law from agriculture through to waste.

Public services

Providing information on education, health and social care, housing and fire and rescue.

About Law Wales

Law Wales provides information and explanation about Welsh law and the constitution of Wales. Alongside an overview of Welsh law there is more detailed commentary on topics such as housing, transport, planning, health and social care.

The site is hosted by Welsh Government and we endeavour to keep it up to date. Further content is being produced which will include articles written by a range of contributors, all experts in their fields. Please contact us if you are interested in contributing.

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The future of Welsh law
The Welsh Government’s programme to improve the accessibility of Welsh law 2021 to 2026.
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