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Consultation

Legislation (Wales) Bill

Purpose of the consultation

The Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the general principles of the Legislation (Wales) Bill. Further details about the Bill and the accompanying Explanatory Memorandum can be found on the Bill page.

Terms of reference

In scrutinising the general principles of the Bill at Stage 1, the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee will consider-

  • the general principles of the Legislation (Wales) Bill and whether there is a need for legislation to deliver the Bill’s stated policy objectives;
  • any potential barriers to the implementation of the provisions and whether the Bill takes account of them;
  • whether there are any unintended consequences arising from the Bill;
  • the financial implications of the Bill (as set out in Part 4 of the Explanatory Memorandum);
  • the appropriateness of the powers in the Bill for Welsh Ministers to make subordinate legislation (as set out in Part 3 of the Explanatory Memorandum).

Invitation to contribute to the inquiry

The Committee welcomes evidence on the terms of reference and the extent to which the Bill will contribute to making Welsh law more clear and accessible.

If you wish to submit evidence, please send an electronic copy of your submission to: seneddcla@assembly.wales

Submissions should arrive by 21 January 2019.

Providing Written Evidence

The National Assembly for Wales has two official languages, Welsh and English.

In line with the Assembly’s Official Languages Scheme, the Committee requests that documents or written responses to consultations intended for publication or use in National Assembly proceedings are submitted bilingually. When documents or written responses are not submitted bilingually, we will publish in the language submitted, stating that it has been received in that language only.

We expect other organisations to implement their own standards or schemes and to comply with their statutory obligation.

Please see guidance for those providing evidence for committees.

Disclosure of information

Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee.

Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee
National Assembly for Wales
Pierhead Street
Cardiff
CF99 1NA

Email: SeneddCLA@Assembly.Wales
Telephone: 0300 200 6565

 

 

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