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Legislation (Wales) Bill

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 16/07/2019 - Plenary (Item 9)

Debate on Stage 4 of the Legislation (Wales) Bill

NDM7123 - Jeremy Miles (Neath)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Legislation (Wales) Bill.

Legislation (Wales) Bill

Minutes:

The item started at 18.26

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM7123 - Jeremy Miles (Neath)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Legislation (Wales) Bill.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

49

0

0

49

The motion was agreed.


Meeting: 01/07/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Counsel General to the Solicitor General: Legislation (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-21-19 – Paper 14 – Letter from the Counsel General, 26 June 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General to the Solicitor General.


Meeting: 27/06/2019 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN2 - Letter from the Counsel General on Legislation (Wales) Bill - 18 June 2019

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 25/06/2019 - Plenary (Item 8)

Debate on Stage 3 of the Legislation (Wales) Bill

The amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

1. Definitions in Part 1 of the Bill

13, 14

2. Programme to improve accessibility of Welsh law

1

3. Effect of provisions in Part 2 of the Bill

3, 4, 8, 9

4. References to EU legislation

5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12

Supporting Documents

Legislation (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Marshalled list of Amendments
Groupings of Amendments

Minutes:

The item started at 17.45

In accordance with Standing Order 26.36, the amendments were disposed of in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate arise in the Bill.

Amendment 13 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

27

51

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

Amendment 14 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 3 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 4 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 5 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 6 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 7 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 8 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 9 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 10 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 11 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 12 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Stage 3 proceedings.

 

 


Meeting: 24/06/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Counsel General: Legislation (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-20-19 – Paper 10 – Letter from the Counsel General, 18 June 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General.


Meeting: 18/06/2019 - Plenary (Item 7)

Motion to vary the order of consideration of Stage 3 amendments to the Legislation (Wales) Bill - WITHDRAWN

NDM7070 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.36:

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Legislation (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a) sections 1 - 6;

b) Schedule 1;

c) sections 7 - 39;

d) Schedule 2;

e) sections 40 - 44;

f) Long title.

Supporting Document

Legislation (Wales) Bill

Minutes:

The item has been withdrawn.


Meeting: 05/06/2019 - Finance Committee (Item 3)

3 PTN4 - Reply from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister on the Finance Committee's recommendations on the Legislation (Wales) Bill - 30 May 2019

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 13/05/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2)

Legislation (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 Proceedings

Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General

Dylan Hughes, First Legislative Counsel, Welsh Government

Claire Fife, Policy Adviser, Welsh Government

 

The Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee agreed on 1 April 2019, under Standing Order 26.21, that the order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings will be: Sections 1 to 5; Schedule 1; Sections 6 to 39; Schedule 2; Sections 40 to 43; Long title

 

Documents relevant to Stage 2 proceedings are available on the Bill page.

Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

Amendment 18 (Dai Lloyd AM) was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 26.66(i).

Amendment 19 (Dai Lloyd AM) was not moved.

Amendment 12 (Suzy Davies AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies AM

Mick Antoniw AM

 

Mandy Jones AM

Carwyn Jones AM

 

Dai Lloyd AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)).  Therefore amendment 12 was not agreed.

Amendment 1 (Jeremy Miles AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 2 (Jeremy Miles AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 3 (Jeremy Miles AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 13 (Suzy Davies AM) was not moved.

Amendment 14 (Suzy Davies AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies AM

Mick Antoniw AM

 

Mandy Jones AM

Carwyn Jones AM

 

Dai Lloyd AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)).  Therefore amendment 14 was not agreed.

Amendment 15 (Suzy Davies AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies AM

Mick Antoniw AM

 

Mandy Jones AM

Carwyn Jones AM

 

Dai Lloyd AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used his casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20 (ii)).  Therefore amendment 15 was not agreed.

Amendment 16 (Suzy Davies AM)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies AM

Mick Antoniw AM

 

 

Carwyn Jones AM

 

 

Mandy Jones AM

 

 

Dai Lloyd AM

 

 

Rhianon Passmore AM

 

Amendment 16 was not agreed.

Amendment 4 (Jeremy Miles AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 5 (Jeremy Miles AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 9 (Jeremy Miles AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 10 (Jeremy Miles AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 6 (Jeremy Miles AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 7 (Jeremy Miles AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 17 (Suzy Davies AM) was not moved.

Amendment 11 (Jeremy Miles AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

Amendment 8 (Jeremy Miles AM) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).


Meeting: 13/05/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Welsh Government Interim Response to the Law Commission's Report on Planning Law in Wales

CLA(5)-15-19 – Paper 20 – Written Statement and Interim Response

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the Welsh Government’s Interim Response to the Law Commission’s Report on Planning Law in Wales.


Meeting: 13/05/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Counsel General: Legislation (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-15-19 – Paper 14 – Letter from the Counsel General, 3 May

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General.


Meeting: 09/05/2019 - Finance Committee (Item 2)

2 PTN2 - Letter from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister - Legislation (Wales) Bill - Government response to the Committee's report - 3 May 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Counsel General and Brexit Minister in response to his letter.

 


Meeting: 29/04/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 9)

9 Letter from the Solicitor General to the Counsel General: Legislation (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 26 - Letter from the Solicitor General to the Counsel General, 25 April 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence.

 


Meeting: 02/04/2019 - Plenary (Item 10)

Motion to agree the financial resolution in respect of the Legislation (Wales) Bill

NDM7024 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Legislation (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

Minutes:

The item started at 18.03

NDM7024 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Legislation (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 02/04/2019 - Plenary (Item 9)

Debate: The General Principles of the Legislation (Wales) Bill

NDM7023 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of the Legislation (Wales) Bill.

The Legislation (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 3 December 2018.

The report of Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee on the Legislation (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 26 March 2019.

Supporting Document
Report of the Finance Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 17.26

NDM7023 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of the Legislation (Wales) Bill.

The Legislation (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 3 December 2018.

The report of Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee on the Legislation (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 26 March 2019.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 01/04/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 13)

Legislation (Wales) Bill: Stage 2 Order of Consideration

CLA(5)-12-19 – Paper 38 – Decision in principle and proceedings

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the order of consideration in principle, ahead of the Stage 1 debate on the general principles of the Bill.


Meeting: 18/03/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Counsel General: Legislation (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-10-19 – Paper 95 – Letter from the Counsel General, 8 March 2019

CLA(5)-10-19 – Paper 95 – Annex

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General in relation to the Bill.


Meeting: 18/03/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

Legislation (Wales) Bill: Draft Report

CLA(5)-10-19 – Paper 97 – Draft Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee agreed its draft report and noted that it will be published next week.


Meeting: 11/03/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 12)

Legislation (Wales) Bill: Draft Report

CLA(5)-09-19 – Paper 36 – Draft Report

CLA(5)-09-19 – Paper 36 - Annex

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered its draft report and agreed to consider a revised version at the following week’s meeting.


Meeting: 18/02/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 11)

Legislation (Wales) Bill - consideration of evidence and discussion of key issues arising during scrutiny of the Bill

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received and discussed key issues for inclusion in its draft report.


Meeting: 18/02/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 9)

9 Letter from the Counsel General to the Older People's Commissioner for Wales and the Children's Commissioner for Wales regarding the Legislation (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-07-19 – Paper 38 – Letter from the Counsel General

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from Counsel General to the Older People's Commissioner for Wales and the Children's Commissioner for Wales regarding the Legislation (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 18/02/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2)

2 Legislation (Wales) Bill: Evidence session 6 - Counsel General

Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General

Dylan Hughes, First Legislative Counsel, Welsh Government

Dr James George, Legislative Counsel , Welsh Government

Claire Fife, Policy Advisor to the Counsel General, Welsh Government

 

Legislation (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

 

CLA(5)-07-19 – Paper 1 – Letter from the Counsel General, 9 January 2019

CLA(5)-07-19 - Briefing

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General. The Counsel General agreed to write to the Committee with further information and clarification relating to section 8 of the Bill.


Meeting: 12/02/2019 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Legislation (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 72

Minutes:

Business Managers agreed to extend the Stage 1 reporting deadline to Tuesday 26 March 2019.

 

Rhun ap Iorwerth expressed concern that the delay was due to the Counsel General’s availability being impacted because of his Brexit Minister responsibilities.

 

 

 

 


Meeting: 11/02/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 10)

10 Legislation (Wales) Bill: Consultation Responses

CLA(5)-06-19 – Paper 28 – Consultation responses

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the consultation responses.


Meeting: 28/01/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2)

2 Legislation (Wales) Bill: Evidence session 4

Kay Powell, Law Society

Osian Roberts, Law Society

Trevor Coxon, Law Society

 

CLA(5)-04-19 – Briefing

CLA(5)-04-19 – Paper 1 - Written evidence Law Society

CLA(5)-04-19 – Paper 1 Annex A

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from Kay Powell, Osian Roberts and Tervor Coxon from the Law Society.


Meeting: 28/01/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 Legislation (Wales) Bill: Evidence session 5

Rob Sherrington, Citizen’s Advice Cymru;

Callum Higgins, Citizen’s Advice Cymru

Professor Richard Owen, Swansea Law Clinic;

Tahmid Miah, Swansea Law Clinic

 

CLA(5)-04-19 – Paper 2 – Written evidence Swansea Law Clinic

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from Rob Sherrington andCallum Higgins from Citizen’s Advice Cymru; and Professor Richard Owen and  Tahmid Miah from Swansea Law Clinic.

 

The Committee agreed to adjourn for 10 minutes

 


Meeting: 28/01/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 10)

Legislation (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 17/01/2019 - Finance Committee (Item 5)

Financial implications of the Legislation (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 17/01/2019 - Finance Committee (Item 3)

3 Financial implications of the Legislation (Wales) Bill: Evidence session

Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General

Dylan Hughes, First Legislative Counsel, Welsh Government

Claire Fife, Policy Advisor to the Counsel General, Welsh Government

 

Supporting documents: 

Legislation (Wales) Bill 

Explanatory Memorandum

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General; Dylan Hughes, First Legislative Counsel, Welsh Government; and Claire Fife, Policy Advisor to the Counsel General, Welsh Government.


Meeting: 14/01/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 10)

10 Legislation (Wales) Bill: Letter from the Counsel General

CLA(5)-02-19 – Paper 74 – Letter from the Counsel General, 10 January 2019

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General.


Meeting: 14/01/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 Legislation (Wales) Bill: Evidence Session 3

Dr Catrin Fflur Huws

Professor Thomas Watkin

 

CLA(5)-02-19 – Briefing

CLA(5)-02-19 – Paper 2 – Written evidence from Professor Thomas Watkin on the legislation (Wales) Bill

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from Professor Thomas Watkin and Dr Catrin Fflur Huws.


Meeting: 14/01/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2)

2 Legislation (Wales) Bill: Evidence session 2

Sir Nicholas Green, Chair, Law Commission

Mr. Nicholas Paines QC, Law Commission

Mr. Henni Ouahes, Law Commission

Dr. Charles Mynors, Law Commission

 

 

CLA(5)-2-19  - Briefing

CLA(5)-2-19  - Paper 1 – Law Commission response to the consultation on the Welsh Government’s consultation on the draft Legislation Bill

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from Sir Nicholas Green, Chair of the Law Commission; Nicholas Paines QC; Henni Ouahes and Dr Charles Mynors of the Law Commission.


Meeting: 10/12/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 10)

Consideration of evidence: Legislation (Wales) Bill

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received from the Counsel General.


Meeting: 10/12/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2)

2 Legislation (Wales) Bill: Evidence from the Counsel General: Evidence session 1

Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General

Dylan Hughes, First Legislative Counsel, Welsh Government 

Dr James George, Legislative Counsel , Welsh Government

Claire Fife, Policy Advisor to the Counsel General, Welsh Government

 

Legislation (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Draft Taxonomy for Codes of Welsh Law

 

CLA(5)-32-18 – Briefing

CLA(5)-32-18 – Research Service Summary

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 56 - Correspondence with the Secretary of State for Wales

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General. The Counsel General agreed to write to the Committee with further information on his proposals for the interpretation of bilingual legislation. The Committee agreed to write to the Counsel General with further questions.


Meeting: 27/11/2018 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Timetable for consideration of the Legislation (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 120

Minutes:

Business Managers confirmed their in principle decision of 13 November to refer the Legislation (Wales) Bill to the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee for Stage 1 consideration, and agreed the deadline for the Stage 1 Committee to report by as 22 March 2019 and the deadline for the completion of Stage 2 Committee proceedings as 24 May 2019.

 

Business Managers also agreed that the committee could be flexible in when it meets during the period of the Bill’s consideration.


 

 

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