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Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Act 2012

Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill, a Government Bill, introduced by Carl Sargeant, Minister for Local Government and Communities. The Business Committee remitted the Bill to the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee.

 

About the Bill

The Bill aimed to simplify procedures for making and enforcing local authority byelaws.  The Bill introduces an alternative procedure for local authorities to follow in making a number of byelaws.

 

Current Stage

The Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Act 2012 became law in Wales on 29 November 2012. (external website)

 

Record of Passage in the National Assembly for Wales

The following table sets out the dates for each stage of the Bill’s passage through the National Assembly for Wales.

 

Stage

Documents

 

Bill introduced – 28 November 2011


Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill, as introduced

 

Explanatory Memorandum

 

Presiding Officer's Statement on Legislative Competence: 28 November 2011

 

Business Committee Report on the timetable for consideration of the Bill

Research Service Bill Summary

 

Written statement by the Minister for Local Government and Communities: 28 November 2011

 

Written statement by the Minister for Local Government and Communities: 29 November 2011


Plenary statement: Introduction of the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill: 29 November 2011


 

Stage 1 - Committee consideration of general principles

 

Consultation

 

The Committee considered the Bill on the following dates:

7 December 2011

12 January 2012

18 January 2012

1 February 2012

9 February 2012

22 February 2012

17 May 2012 (private)

 

Ministerial Correspondence

Committee Stage 1 Report

 

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee Report

Financial Resolution

A Financial Resolution in relation to the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill was not required.

 

Stage 1 - Debate in plenary on general principles

 

 

A debate took place in Plenary on 24 April 2012.  The motion to agree the general principles of the Bill was agreed.

 

 

Stage 2 - Committee consideration of amendments

 

 

Stage 2 consideration took place in Committee on 17 May 2012.

Notice of Amendments: 8 May 2012

Notice of Amendments: 9 May 2012

Marshalled List of Amendments: 17 May 2012

Grouping of Amendments: 17 May 2012

 

Concise Minutes

 

Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 2 (Amendments to the Bill since the previous version are indicated by sidelining in the right margin.)

Explanatory Memorandum, revised after stage 2

 

Research Service Bill Summary 2

 

 

Stage 3 - Plenary consideration of amendments

 

Stage 3 consideration took place in Plenary on 3 July 2012 

Notice of Amendments: 22 June 2012

 

Notice of Amendments: 26 June 2012

 

Marshalled List of Amendments: 3 July 2012

 

Groupings of Amendments: 3 July 2012

 


Stage 4
- Passing of the Bill in Plenary


The Bill was agreed by the Assembly in accordance with SO 12.36 on 3 July 2012.

Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill, As Passed

The Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Bill was referred to the Supreme Court. Judgement on this case was received on 21 November 2012.

 

The judgement found the Bill to be within the competence of the National Assembly for Wales.

 

Written Statement by the First Minister:  21 November 2012


Date of Royal Assent

 

Royal Assent was given on 29 November 2012.

 

 

Contact information
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Business type: Bill

Status: Complete

First published: 12/06/2013

Documents

Consultations

 

 

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