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Control of Horses (Wales) Act 2014

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.

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Meeting: 14/10/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Control of Horses (Wales) Act 2014: Response from the Deputy Minister for Farming and Food

E&S(4)-28-15 Paper 12

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 08/07/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 10)

10 Control of Horses (Wales) Act 2014: Consideration of Draft Letter

 

E&S(4)-21-15 Paper 13

 

Supporting documents:

  • Paper 13

Minutes:

10.1 Members agreed the draft letter.

 


Meeting: 12/03/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Control of Horses (Wales) Act 2014: Post-legislative scrutiny

Steve Carter, National Director for Wales, RSPCA

Sarah Carr, Equine representative, BVA Welsh Branch, British Veterinary Association

Charles de Winton, Rural Surveyor, CLA Cymru

Phillip York, British Horse Society

 

E&S(4)-08-15 Paper 1

E&S(4)-08-15 Paper 2

E&S(4)-08-15 Paper 3

E&S(4)-08-15 Paper 4

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

 


Meeting: 12/03/2015 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Control of Horses (Wales) Act 2014: Post-legislative scrutiny

Lee Jones, Head of Regulatory Services, Bridgend County Borough Council

Matthew Howells, Staff Officer, Rural and Wildlife Crime, Association of Chief Police Officers

 

E&S(4)-08-15 Paper 5

E&S(4)-08-15 Paper 6

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

 

 


Meeting: 12/12/2013 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 9)

Control of Horses (Wales) Bill - Consideration of draft guidance

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee agreed that Members would write to the Minister individually with their comments on the draft guidance.


Meeting: 10/12/2013 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 9.)

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.47 motion to approve the Control of Horses (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 18.31

 

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

 

Stage 4 Standing Order 26.47 motion to approve the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 10/12/2013 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 8.)

Stage 3 Standing Order 26.44 debate on the Control of Horses (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. Microchipping

1,2,3

 

2. Disposal of impounded horses

4

 

3. Costs incurred by third parties

9,10

 

4. Appointed person for disputes

6, 7

 

5. Guidance

5, 8

 

Supporting Documents

Control of Horses (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Marshalled List of Amendments

Groupings of Amendments

 

Decision:

The Item started at 17.26

 

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. Microchipping

1,2,3

 

2. Disposal of impounded horses

4

 

3. Costs incurred by third parties

9,10

 

4. Appointed person for disputes

6, 7

 

5. Guidance

5, 8

 

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

Amendment 4 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 9:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

As amendment 9 was not agreed, amendment 10 fell.

A vote was taken on Amendment 6:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

44

56

Amendment 6 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 5:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 7:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

44

56

Amendment 7 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 8:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 3:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

28

0

29

57

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

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


Meeting: 04/12/2013 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 9)

9 Control of Horses (Wales) Bill : Additional information from the Minister for Natural Resources and Food

E&S(4)-30-13 paper 2

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.2 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 04/12/2013 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8)

8 Control of Horses (Wales) Bill - Discussion with the Minister for Natural Resources and Food

E&S(4)-30-13 paper 1

 

Alun Davies AM, Minister for Natural Resources and Food

Gary Haggaty, Head of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Division

Fiona Leadbitter, Equine Policy Official

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Minister responded to questions from the Committee on the draft guidance to the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill.

 

8.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Minister once Members had been able to consider the draft guidance in further detail.


Meeting: 14/11/2013 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Control of Horses (Wales) Bill - Stage 2 : Consideration of amendments

Papers:        Marshalled List of Amendments

                   Grouping of Amendments

 

In accordance with Standing Order 26.21 the Committee will dispose of amendments to the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate, arise in the Bill.

 

          Alun Davies AM, Minister for Natural Resources and Food

Gary Haggaty,  Deputy Director, Agriculture and Rural Affairs Division

Julia Hill, Legal Services, Rural Affairs and Agriculture Team

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee considered and disposed of the amendments to the Bill in the following order:

Sections 1 – 10

Section 1:

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore it was deemed agreed to.

 

Section 2:

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore it was deemed agreed to.

 

Section 3:

Amendment 11 (Alun Davies) was agreed to, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

Amendment 1 (Antoinette Sandbach)

As Amendment 11 was agreed, Amendment 1 fell.

 

Amendment 12 (Alun Davies) was agreed to, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

Amendment 13 (Alun Davies) was agreed to, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

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

 

Amendment 15 (Alun Davies) was agreed to, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

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

 

Section 4:

Amendment 17 (Alun Davies)

 

For

Against

Abstain

Mick Antoniw

Paul Davies

 

Julie James

Llyr Gruffydd

 

Julie Morgan

Eluned Parrott

 

Gwyn Price

Antoinette Sandbach

 

Joyce Watson

 

 

5

4

0

Amendment 17 was agreed to.

 

Amendment 25 (William Powell)

As Amendment 17 was agreed, Amendment 25 fell.

 

Section 5:

Amendment 18 (Alun Davies) was agreed to, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

Amendment 19 (Alun Davies) was agreed to, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

Amendment 7 (Llyr Gruffydd)

For

Against

Abstain

Paul Davies

Mick Antoniw

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Julie James

 

Eluned Parrott

Julie Morgan

 

Antoinette Sandbach

Gwyn Price

 

 

Joyce Watson

 

4

5

0

Amendment 7 was not agreed to.

 

Amendment 20 (Alun Davies) was agreed to, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

Amendment 2 (Antoinette Sandbach)

For

Against

Abstain

Paul Davies

Mick Antoniw

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Julie James

 

Eluned Parrott

Julie Morgan

 

Antoinette Sandbach

Gwyn Price

 

 

Joyce Watson

 

4

5

0

Amendment 2 was not agreed to.

 

Amendment 21 (Alun Davies) was agreed to, in accordance with Standing Order 17.34 (i).

 

Amendment 3 (Antoinette Sandbach)

For

Against

Abstain

Paul Davies

Mick Antoniw

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Julie James

 

Eluned Parrott

Julie Morgan

 

Antoinette Sandbach

Gwyn Price

 

 

Joyce Watson

 

4

5

0

Amendment 3 was not agreed to.

 

Amendment 22 (Alun Davies)

For

Against

Abstain

Mick Antoniw

Paul Davies

 

Julie James

Llyr Gruffydd

 

Julie Morgan

Eluned Parrott

 

Gwyn Price

Antoinette Sandbach

 

Joyce Watson

 

 

5

4

0

Amendment 22 was agreed to.

 

Section 6:

No amendments were tabled to this section, therefore it was deemed agreed to.

 

Section 7:

Amendment 23 (Alun Davies)

For

Against

Abstain

Mick Antoniw

Paul Davies

 

Julie James

Llyr Gruffydd

 

Julie Morgan

Eluned Parrott

 

Gwyn Price

Antoinette Sandbach

 

Joyce Watson

 

 

5

4

0

Amendment 23 was agreed to.

 

Amendment 4 (Antoinette Sandbach)

As Amendment 23 was agreed, Amendment 4 fell.

 

Amendment 5 (Antoinette Sandbach)

As Amendment 23 was agreed, Amendment 5 fell.

 

Amendment 8 (Llyr Gruffydd)

As Amendment 23 was agreed, Amendment 8 fell.

 

New Sections:

Amendment 6 (Antoinette Sandbach)

For

Against

Abstain

Paul Davies

Mick Antoniw

 

Llyr Gruffydd

Julie James

 

Eluned Parrott

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


Meeting: 21/10/2013 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

Evidence in relation to the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill

Alun Davies AM, Minister for Natural Resources and Food;

Julia Hill - Legal Services, Rural Affairs and Agriculture Team, Welsh Government;

Fiona Leadbitter – Policy Officer, Equine Policy Team, Welsh Government

 

 

http://www.senedd.assemblywales.org/mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=7815

 

Minutes:

 

The Committee took evidence from the Alun Davies AM, Minister for Natural Resources and Food.    The Committee agreed to write to the Minister ahead of the Stage 1 Debate.


Meeting: 16/10/2013 - Environment and Sustainability Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 The Control of Horses (Wales) Bill : Evidence from the Minister for Natural Resources and Food

          Alun Davies AM, Minister for Natural Resources and Food

Julia Hill, Legal Services, Rural Affairs and Agriculture Team

Fiona Leadbitter, Policy Officer, Equine Policy Team

 

Supporting documents:

  • Research Service brief

Minutes:

4.1 The Minister for Natural Resources and Food and officials responded to questions from members of the Committee.


 

 

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