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Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013

An Assembly Member Bill, introduced by Peter Black AM.  Peter Black AM was successful in a legislative ballot on 29 November 2011, and given leave to proceed with his Bill by the Assembly on 1 February 2012.  The Business Committee remitted the Bill to the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee.

 

During Stage 2 proceedings on 13 June 2013, the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee agreed to amend the short title of the Bill from Regulated Mobile Home Sites (Wales) Bill to Mobile Homes (Wales) Bill (amendments 65 and 99).

About the Bill

The purpose of the Bill was to establish a licensing regime for mobile home sites in Wales and to make further provision in relation to the management of such sites and the agreements under which mobile homes are stationed on them.

Current Stage

The Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013 (external website) became law in Wales (external website) on 4 November 2013.

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 – 24 October 2012


Regulated Mobile Home Sites (Wales) Bill, as introduced (PDF 182KB)

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF 586KB)

Presiding Officer’s Statement on Legislative Competence: 24 October 2012 (PDF 126KB)

Business Committee’s Report on the Timetable for the Consideration of the Bill: 24 October 2013 (PDF 74KB)

 

Report on the revised timetable for consideration of the Regulated Mobile Homes Sites (Wales) Bill: 12 April 2013 (PDF 43KB)

Research Service Bill Summary (PDF 451KB)

Plenary statement: Introduction of the Regulated Mobile Homes Sites (Wales) Bill: 7 November 2012

Legislative Glossary – Regulated Mobile Home Sites (Wales) Bill - (Welsh language version only) (PDF 127KB)


Stage 1
- Committee consideration of general principles


Consultation letter (PDF 193KB)

Consultation responses

The Committee considered the Bill on the following dates:

 

8 November 2012

14 November 2012

22 November 2012

28 November 2012

6 December 2012

9 January 2013

31 January 2013 (private)

6 February 2013 (private)

 

Correspondence

 

Committee Stage 1 report (PDF 757KB)

 

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee Report (PDF 494KB)

 

Letter from the Minister for Housing and Regeneration to the Chair of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee, 26 June 2013 (PDF 295 KB)


Stage 1
- Debate in plenary on general principles


A debate took place in Plenary on 13 March 2013. The motion to agree the general principles of the Bill was agreed.

Financial Resolution


A Financial Resolution in relation to the Regulated Mobile Home Sites (Wales) Bill was agreed in Plenary on 13 March 2013.

 


Stage 2
- Committee consideration of amendments


Stage 2 consideration took place in Committee on 13 June 2013.

 

Concise minutes: 13 June 2013

Notice of Amendments: 4 June 2013 (PDF 589KB)

Notice of Amendments: 6 June 2013 (PDF 64KB)

Marshalled List of Amendments: 13 June 2013 (PDF 600KB)

Groupings of Amendments: 13 June 2013 (PDF 65KB)

 


Mobile Homes (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 2 (PDF 315KB)
(Amendments to the Bill since the previous version are indicated by sidelining in the right margin.)

 

Revised Explanatory Memorandum (PDF 595KB)

 

Research Service Bill Summary 2 (PDF 168KB)




Stage 3
- Plenary consideration of amendments


Stage 3 consideration and disposal of amendments took place in Plenary on 10 July 2013.

 

Notice of Amendments: 1 July 2013 (PDF 191KB)

Notice of Amendments: 2 July 2013 (PDF 78KB)

Notice of Amendments: 3 July 2013 (PDF 59KB)

Marshalled List of Amendments: 10 July 2013 (PDF 222KB)

Groupings of Amendments: 10 July 2013 (PDF 63KB)

 

Mobile Homes (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 3 (PDF 486KB)

(Amendments to the Bill since the previous version are indicated by sidelining in the right margin.)

 

Mobile Homes (Wales) Bill: Summary of changes made at Stage 3 (PDF 166KB)

 

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee: Supplementary report: Mobile (Homes) Wales Bill - 28 June 2013 (PDF 510KB)



 

Report Stage

 

 

Following the completion of Stage 3 proceedings on 10 July 2013, a motion to consider the Bill at Report Stage was agreed.

 

Report Stage commenced on 11 July 2013.

 

The Report Stage debate took place in Plenary on 25 September 2013.

 

Notice of Amendments: 16 September 2013 (PDF 85KB)

Notice of Amendments: 17 September 2013 (PDF 52KB)

Marshalled List of Amendments: 25 September 2013 (PDF 93KB)

Groupings of Amendments: 25 September 2013 (PDF 58KB)

 


Stage 4
- Passing of the Bill in Plenary

 
The Bill was agreed by the Assembly in accordance with SO 12.36 on 25 September 2013.

Bill, as passed (PDF 362KB)


 


Date of Royal Assent

 
Royal Assent was given on 4 November 2013. (PDF 39KB)

 


Contact information

Clerk:
Helen Finlayson

Phone:
0300 200 6565


Postal address:

National Assembly for Wales

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff

CF99 1NA

Email: Contact@assembly.wales

 

Business type: Bill

Reason considered: Assembly Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 03/04/2013

Lead member: Peter Black AM

Documents

 

 

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