Policy paper

Civil Contingencies Act 2004: concordat between the UK government and the Welsh government

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This concordat establishes an agreed framework for co-operation between the UK government and the Welsh government.

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This concordat establishes an agreed framework for co-operation between the UK Government and the Welsh Government on issues pertaining to Part 2 (Emergency Powers) of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (“the Act”), which applies to the United Kingdom. The concordat should be read in conjunction with the Regulations and Guidance supporting Part 1 of the Act, which relates to local civil protection arrangements. These Regulations and Guidance set out in detail how the UK Government and the Welsh Government will co-operate in taking forward Part 1 of the Act.