(1) The instrument establishing a regional and strategic partnership must include—
(a) the partner agencies to which the partnership applies, including a lead partner agency; and
(b) the terms of reference of the partnership; and
(c) a statement of whether an implementation plan is necessary for the purposes of the partnership; and
(d) the reporting requirements in relation to the partnership.
(2) The functions of the lead partner agency are—
(a) to co-ordinate the preparation and implementation of a product made under the regional and strategic partnership; and
(b) to provide the Secretary with any information required for the purposes of reporting under section 40.