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Decisions

Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act 2015

This page shows the decisions made by any committees looking at the matter. This might include agreeing the Terms of Reference for the inquiry or deciding to hold a public consultation on the matter.

10/03/2015 - Stage 4 debate on the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill

The item started at 15.18

 

NDM5719 Leighton Andrews (Rhondda)

 

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

 

Approves the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill.

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


03/03/2015 - Stage 3 debate on the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill

The item started at 15.33

 

The amendments will be disposed of in the order that the sections and schedules to which they relate were set out in the motion under Standing Order 26.36 agreed by the Assembly on 24 February 2015.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 54:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

Amendment 22 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 21 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

As amendment 54 was not agreed, amendment 55 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 56:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

12

26

52

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 57:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

11

26

52

Amendment 57 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 69:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 70:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

As amendment 70 was not agreed, amendment 71 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 72:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

Amendment 23 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

As amendment 2 was not agreed, amendment 3 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 4:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

12

26

52

Amendment 4 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 5:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 6:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 7:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

As amendment 5 was not agreed, amendment 11 fell.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 58:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 59:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

Amendment 24 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 8:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 9:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

As amendment 8 was not agreed, amendment 10 fell.

 

Amendment 12 was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 12.27.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 68:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 13:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

Amendment 67 was not moved.

Amendment 65 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 14:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 15:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 16:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

Amendment 17 was not moved.

 

The Presiding Officer proposed that amendments 25 -32 were disposed of en bloc. A Member objected, therefore the amendments were disposed of individually.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 25:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

52

0

0

52

Amendment 25 was agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 26:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

51

0

0

51

Amendment 26 was agreed/not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 27:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 28:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 29:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 30:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

Amendment 31 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 32 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 18:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 60:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

11

27

52

Amendment 60 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 61:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 62:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 19:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

The Presiding Officer proposed that amendments 33 -52 were disposed of en bloc. A Member objected, therefore the amendments were disposed of individually.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 33:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

52

0

0

52

Amendment 33 was agreed.

 

Amendment 34 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 35 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 36:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 37:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 38:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 39:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

26

51

Amendment 39 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 40:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

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

 

Amendment 41 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 42 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 43 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 44 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 45 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 46 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 47 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 48 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 49 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 50 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 51 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 52 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

At 17.57, proceedings were suspended for 15 minutes. The bell was rung 5 minutes before reconvening for Stage 3 proceedings on the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill.

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 66:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

36

52

Amendment 66 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 63 was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 12.27.

 

Amendment 53 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

Amendment 64 was not moved.

 

Amendment 20 was agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 

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

 


24/02/2015 - Order of consideration of amendments for the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill

The item started at 15.59

NDM5697 Leighton Andrews (Rhondda)

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

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a) sections 2 - 25

b) section 1

c) Long title

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


25/11/2014 - Motion to agree the financial resolution in respect of the Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill

The item started at 17.22

 

NDM5633 Jane Hutt (Vale of Glamorgan)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (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.


25/11/2014 - Debate on the General Principles of the Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill

The item started at 16.23

 

NDM5632 Leighton Andrews (Rhondda)

 

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

 

Agrees to the general principles of the Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill.

 

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


01/07/2014 - Statement by the Minister for Local Government and Government Business: Introduction of the Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill

The item started at 15.41


 

 

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