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Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Act 2013

Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Bill, a Government Bill, introduced by Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Health and Social Services. The Business Committee remitted the Bill to the Health and Social Care Committee.

About the Bill

The Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Bill includes provision for food authorities to operate a food hygiene rating scheme and places a duty on food businesses to display their food hygiene rating at their establishment.

Current Stage

The Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Act 2013 became law in Wales on 4 March 2013. (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 May 2012


Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Bill, as introduced
(PDF, 110KB)

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF, 260KB)

Presiding Officer’s Statement on Legislative Competence: 28 May 2012
(PDF, 129KB)

Business Committee Report on the timetable for the consideration of the Bill (PDF, 71KB)

Research Service Bill Summary (PDF, 340KB)

Written Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services: 30 March 2012

Written Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services: 28 May 2012

Written Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services: 29 May 2012

Plenary Statement: Introduction of the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Bill: 29 May 2012

Business Committee: Revised timetable for consideration of the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Bill (PDF, 57KB)

Stage 1 - Committee consideration of general principles


Consultation

The Committee considered the Bill on the following dates:

30 May 2012
20 June 2012
12 July (am) 2012
12 July (pm) 2012

27 September 2012


Committee Stage 1 Report
(PDF, 624KB)

 

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee Report (PDF, 341KB)


Stage 1
- Debate in plenary on general principles


A debate took place in Plenary on 16 October 2012. The motion to agree the general principles of the Bill was agreed.


Financial Resolution

A Financial Resolution in relation to the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Bill was agreed in Plenary on 23 October 2012.






Stage 2
- Committee consideration of amendments


Stage 2 consideration took place in Committee on 7 November 2012.

Notice of Amendments: 29 October 2012 (PDF, 77KB)

Notice of Amendments: 30 October 2012
(PDF, 55KB)

Notice of Amendments: 31 October 2012
(PDF, 62KB)

Marshalled list of Amendments: 7 November 2012
(PDF, 92KB)

Groupings of Amendments: 7 November 2012
(PDF, 62KB)

Concise Minutes: 7 November 2012

Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 2. (PDF, 120KB) (Amendments to the Bill since the previous version are indicated by sidelining in the right margin.)

Explanatory Memorandum revised after Stage 2 (PDF, 266KB)

 

Research Service Summary of changes made at Stage 2 (PDF, 154KB)


Stage 3
- Plenary consideration of amendments


Stage 3
consideration and disposal of amendments took place in Plenary on 22 January 2013.


Notice of Amendments: 11 January 2013
(PDF, 62KB)

Notice of Amendments: 15 January 2013
(PDF, 67KB)

Marshalled list of Amendments: 22 January 2013
(PDF, 76KB)

Groupings of Amendments: 22 January 2013
(PDF, 62KB)


Stage 4
- Passing of the Bill in Plenary

 
The Bill was agreed by the Assembly in accordance with SO 12.36 on 22 January 2013.

Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Bill, as passed (PDF, 122KB)
 


Date of Royal Assent

 
Royal Assent was given on 4 March 2013.
 


Contact information

Clerk:
Fay Buckle

Phone:
029 2089 8041

Postal address:

National Assembly for Wales

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff

CF99 1NA

Email: HSCCommittee@wales.gov.uk 

Business type: Bill

Reason considered: Government Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 27/03/2013

Documents

Consultations

 

 

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