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Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Act 2012

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: 08/10/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4.)

Scrutiny of Legislative Competence: Implications of the Byelaws Bill


Meeting: 03/07/2012 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 8.)

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.47 motion to approve the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill.

At the conclusion of Stage 3 the Minister may propose that the Bill be passed in accordance with Standing Order 26.47.  

 

Decision:

The item started at 17:24

 

At the conclusion of Stage 3 the Minister may propose that the Bill be passed in accordance with Standing Order 26.47.  

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 03/07/2012 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 7.)

Stage 3 Standing Order 26.44 debate on the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill

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

 

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

 

1. Publication

11, 12, 14

 

2. Miscellaneous Amendments

1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10

 

3. Fixed Penalties

13

 

4. Commencement

3, 4, 5

 

5. Schedule 2

6

 

Supporting Documents

Local Government Byelaws Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Marshalled list of Amendments

Grouping of Amendments

Decision:

The item started at 16:56

 

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

 

The Amendments were grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings were debated as follows:

 

1. Publication

11, 12, 14

 

2. Miscellaneous Amendments

1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10

 

3. Fixed Penalties

13

 

4. Commencement

3, 4, 5

 

5. Schedule 2

6

 

Voting was taken in the order set out in the Marshalled List of Amendments:

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 11:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

39

53

Amendment 11 was not agreed.


A vote was taken on Amendment 12:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

41

53

Amendment 12 was not agreed.

Amendment 1 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Amendment 2 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 13:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

41

53

Amendment 13 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 14:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

28

53

Amendment 14 was not agreed.

 

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.

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


Meeting: 17/05/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill - Stage 2: Consideration of Amendments

Paper:   Marshalled List of Amendments, 17 May 2012

             Groupings of Amendments, 17 May 2012         

 

In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee will dispose of amendments to the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill in the following order:

 

Sections 1 – 23

Schedules 1 – 2  

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Item 2:

2.1 The Chair said that the Committee would consider the amendments in the following order:

Sections 1 – 23

Schedules 1 - 2

 

2.1 The Committee dispose of the following amendments:

 

Section 1: No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore Section 1 was deemed agreed.

 

Section 2:

Amendments 1 and 2, were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

 

Section 3:

Amendments 3, 4 and 5, were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

 

Section 4:

Amendments 6, 7 and 8, were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

 

Section 5:

Amendment 9, was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (ii).

 

Amendment 44 – Janet Finch-Saunders

For

Against

Abstain

Janet Finch-Saunders

Mark Isherwood

Rhodri Glyn Thomas

Peter Black

Mike Hedges

Ann Jones

Gwyn Price

Ken Skates

Joyce Watson

0

3

6

0

Amendment 44 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 10, was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

 

Section 6:

Amendment 11, 12 and 13, were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

 

Amendment 45 – Janet Finch-Saunders

For

Against

Abstain

Janet Finch-Saunders

Mark Isherwood

Peter Black

Mike Hedges

Ann Jones

Gwyn Price

Ken Skates

Rhodri Glyn Thomas

Joyce Watson

0

3

6

0

Amendment 45 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 14, was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

 

Amendment 15 – Carl Sargeant

For

Against

Abstain

Peter Black

Mike Hedges

Ann Jones

Gwyn Price

Ken Skates

Rhodri Glyn Thomas

Joyce Watson

Janet Finch-Saunders

Mark Isherwood

 

0

7

2

0

Amendment 15 was agreed.

 

 

As amendment 15 was agreed, amendment 46 fell.

 

Amendment 16, was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

Section 7:

Amendment 17, 18, 19 and 20, were agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

Amendment 21 – Carl Sargeant

For

Against

Abstain

Peter Black

Mike Hedges

Ann Jones

Gwyn Price

Ken Skates

Rhodri Glyn Thomas

Joyce Watson

Janet Finch-Saunders

Mark Isherwood

 

0

7

2

0

Amendment 21 was agreed.

 

Amendment 22 – Carl Sargeant

For

Against

Abstain

Peter Black

Mike Hedges

Ann Jones

Gwyn Price

Ken Skates

Rhodri Glyn Thomas

Joyce Watson

Janet Finch-Saunders

Mark Isherwood

 

0

7

2

0

Amendment 22 was agreed.

 

Amendment 23, was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

Section 8:

 

Amendment 24 – Carl Sargeant

For

Against

Abstain

Peter Black

Mike Hedges

Ann Jones

Gwyn Price

Ken Skates

Rhodri Glyn Thomas

Joyce Watson

Janet Finch-Saunders

Mark Isherwood

 

0

7

2

0

Amendment 24 was agreed.

 

 

Sections 8 - 11: No amendments were tabled to these sections, therefore Sections 8 – 11 were deemed agreed.

 

Section 12:

 

Amendment 47 – Janet Finch-Saunders

For

Against

Abstain

Janet Finch-Saunders

Mark Isherwood

 

Peter Black

Mike Hedges

Ann Jones

Gwyn Price

Ken Skates

Rhodri Glyn Thomas

Joyce Watson

0

2

7

0

Amendment 47 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 48 – Janet Finch-Saunders

For

Against

Abstain

Peter Black

Janet Finch-Saunders

Mark Isherwood

Rhodri Glyn Thomas

 

Mike Hedges

Ann Jones

Gwyn Price

Ken Skates

Joyce  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2


Meeting: 24/04/2012 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 6.)

Motion to approve the General Principles of the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill

NDM4959 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

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

Agrees to the general principles of the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill.

The Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 28 November 2011;

The report of the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee on the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 30 March 2012.

Supporting Documents

Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill
Explanatory Memorandum
Report of the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee

Report of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Decision:

The item started at 16.36

NDM4959 Carl Sargeant (Alyn and Deeside)

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

Agrees to the general principles of the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill.

The Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Assembly on 28 November 2011;

The report of the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee on the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill was laid before the Assembly on 30 March 2012.

The Motion was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 21/03/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

Consideration of Draft Report - Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee agreed the draft report.


Meeting: 07/03/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Private Session: Consideration of Key Issues on the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill

The Committee will be invited to resolve to exclude the public from item 4 of the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 17.42(vi):

 

A Committee may resolve to exclude the public from a meeting or any part of a meeting where:

 

(vi) the Committee is deliberating on the content, conclusions or recommendations of a report it proposes to publish; or is preparing itself to take evidence from any person.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee agreed to exclude the public from item 4, in accordance with Standing Order 17.42 (vi), to consider the key issues and recommendations of its report on the Bill.


Meeting: 05/03/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 10.)

10. The Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill: consideration of the Draft Report

CLA(4)-05-12(p6) – Draft Report

CLA(4)-05-12(p7) - Additional information from the Minister for Local  Government and Communities

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 22/02/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill: Evidence Session

Paper 1: Further Evidence from the Minister

         

Minister for Local Government and Communities, Carl Sargeant

Louise Gibson, Lawyer

Stephen Phipps, Ethics and Regulation Team

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from the Minister for Local Government and Communities on the Bill.

 

2.2 The Minister agreed to provide the Committee with additional written evidence.


Meeting: 09/02/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 Evidence Session - National Parks

Paper 2

Iwan Jones, Director of Corporate Services, Snowdonia National Park Authority

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Chair welcomed Iwan Jones to the meeting.

3.2 The Committee received evidence on the Bill from National Parks.


Meeting: 09/02/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 Evidence Session - North Wales Association of Town and Larger Community Councils

Paper 1

Robert Robinson, Secretary to North Wales Association

of Town and Larger Community Councils

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence on the Bill from the North Wales Association of Town and Larger Community Councils.


Meeting: 06/02/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8.)

Consideration of the evidence on Local Government Byelaws Bill


Meeting: 06/02/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5.1)

5.1 Evidence session with the Minister for Local Government and Communities Carl Sargeant AM

 

·         Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Local Government and Communities, Welsh Government

·         Stephen Phipps, Ethics and Regulation Team

·         Louise Gibson, Lawyer

 

 

CLA(4)-01-12 (p1) - Local Government Byelaws Bill

CLA(4)-01-12 (p2) – Explanatory Memorandum to the Local Government Byelaws Bill  

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 06/02/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5.)

Local Government Byelaws Bill


Meeting: 01/02/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 Evidence Session - One Voice Wales

LGB(4)-02-12 paper 1

 

          Lyn Cadwallader, Chief Executive

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from Lyn Cadwallader, One Voice Wales.


Meeting: 23/01/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 9.)

Consideration of the evidence on Local Government Byelaws Bill


Meeting: 23/01/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6.1)

6.1 Evidence session with the Minister for Local Government and Communities Carl Sargeant AM

Papers:

CLA(4)-01-12 (p1) - Local Government Byelaws Bill

CLA(4)-01-12 (p2) – Explanatory Memorandum to the Local Government Byelaws Bill

 

Present:

  • Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Local Government and Communities, Welsh Government
  • Stephen Phipps, Ethics and Regulation Team
  • Louise Gibson, Lawyer

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 23/01/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6.)

Local Government Byelaws Bill


Meeting: 18/01/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill: Consideration of Evidence (Private Session)

The Committee will be invited to resolve to exclude the public from item 3 of the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 17.42(vi):

 

A Committee may resolve to exclude the public from a meeting or any part of a meeting where:

 

(vi) the Committee is deliberating on the content, conclusions or recommendations of a report it proposes to publish; or is preparing itself to take evidence from any person.

 

LGB(4)-02-12: Paper 3

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1     The Committee resolved to exclude the public from item 4 of the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 17.42(vi):

 

A Committee may resolve to exclude the public from a meeting or any part of a meeting where:

 

(vi) the Committee is deliberating on the content, conclusions or recommendations of a report it proposes to publish; or is preparing itself to take evidence from any person.

 


Meeting: 18/01/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 Evidence Session: One Voice Wales

 

LGB(4)-02-12: Paper 2

 

          Lyn Cadwallader, Chief Executive, One Voice Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1     This item was postponed and would be re-scheduled.


Meeting: 18/01/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill - Stage 1 Evidence Session: Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)

 

LGB(4)-02-12: Paper 1

         

          Steve Thomas, Chief Executive, WLGA

Daniel Hurford, Head of Polcy, Improvement and Governance, WLGA

Rod Jones, WLGA Advisor, City and County of Swansea

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1     The Committee received evidence from the Welsh Local Government Association on the Bill.


Meeting: 16/01/2012 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4.)

4. Local Government Byelaws Bill

Papers:

 

CLA(4)-01-12 (p1) - Local Government Byelaws Bill

CLA(4)-01-12 (p2) – Explanatory Memorandum to the Local Government Byelaws Bill

 

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/01/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill - Stage 1: Private Session

The Committee will be invited to resolve to exclude the public from item 3 of the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 17.42(vi):

 

A Committee may resolve to exclude the public from a meeting or any part of a meeting where:

 

(vi) the Committee is deliberating on the content, conclusions or recommendations of a report it proposes to publish; or is preparing itself to take evidence from any person.

 

LGB(4)-01-12 Paper 1

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1    The Committee agreed to exclude the public from item 3 of the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 17.42(vi).


Meeting: 12/01/2012 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill - Stage 1 Evidence Session: Minister for Local Government and Communities

Member in Charge of the Bill

 

  • Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Local Government and Communities

 

Bill as introduced:

http://www.assemblywales.org/bus-home/bus-business-fourth-assembly-laid-docs.htm?act=dis&id=227840&ds=11/2011

 

Explanatory Memorandum:

http://www.assemblywales.org/bus-home/bus-business-fourth-assembly-laid-docs.htm?act=dis&id=227841&ds=11/2011

 

Minutes:

2.1    The Committee received evidence from the Minister, who agreed to provide the following additional:

 

·         Information on the consideration of byelaws by full council and the executive

·         A note on case law on the use of the term ‘good rule and governance’ and ‘suppression of nuisances’;

·         A flowchart for the creation of a byelaw.

 

2.2    The Committee agreed to write to the Minister with further questions and he agreed to provide written answers.


Meeting: 07/12/2011 - Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

Agreement of approach for Stage 1 scrutiny of Local Government Byelaws Bill

Minutes:

The Committee formally agreed the approach to the scrutiny of the Local Government Byelaws Bill.


Meeting: 29/11/2011 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 6.)

Statement by the Minister for Local Government and Communities: Introduction of the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill


Meeting: 22/11/2011 - Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 80
  • Restricted enclosure 81

Minutes:

The Business Committee agreed to refer the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill to the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee for consideration.  The Business Committee agreed a deadline of 30 March 2012 to report on the general principles of the Bill.  Subject to the Bill being agreed at Stage 1, the Business Committee agreed that Stage 2 Committee proceedings should be completed by 1 June 2012.


 

 

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