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Welsh Government's legislative drafting guidelines

The Office of the Legislative Counsel, which is part of the Welsh Government, drafts Welsh laws. Legislative counsel are lawyers who specialise in preparing legislation that it is proposed to pass into law.

Writing Laws for Wales: guidance on drafting legislation sets out the main principles and techniques that the Welsh Government applies to legislative drafting.

Common legislative solutions: a guide to tackling recurring policy issues in legislation has been designed to help policy officials within Welsh Government deal with some commonly occurring policy issues that are dealt with by adopting a commonly occurring legislative solution.

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07 September 2022