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National Health Service Finance (Wales) Act 2014

A Government Act, introduced by Mark Drakeford, Minister for Health and Social Services on 30 September 2013. The Business Committee remitted the Bill to Finance Committee and agreed that Stage 1 proceedings were not required given the level of scrutiny of this policy undertaken by the Public Accounts Committee.

 

About the Act

 

The purpose of the Act is to change the financial duties of Local Health Boards (LHBs) under the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 from an annual statutory requirement for expenditure not to exceed resource limit, to a regime which considers the financial duty to manage its resources within approved limits over a 3 year period.

 

The National Health Service (Finance (Wales) Act 2014 (external website) became law in Wales (external website) on 27 January 2014.

 

Record of Passage in the National Assembly for Wales

 

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

 

 

Stage

 

Documents


Bill introduced –
30 September 2013

 


National Health Service Finance (Wales) Bill, as introduced

 

Explanatory Memorandum

 

Presiding Officer’s Statement: 30 September 2013

 

Business Committee’s Report on the timetable for consideration of the Bill: 7 October 2013

 

Plenary statement: Introduction of the National Health Service (Finance) (Wales) Bill: 1 October 2013

 

Research Service Bill Summary



Stage 1 –
Committee consideration of general principles



The Business Committee agreed not to refer the proposed Bill to a Committee for consideration of the general principles at Stage 1.


Stage 1 -
Debate in plenary on general principles



A debate took place in Plenary on 8 October 2013. The motion to agree the general principles of the Bill was agreed.



Financial Resolution



A Financial Resolution in relation to the National Health Service Finance (Wales) Bill was agreed in Plenary on 8 October 2013.



Stage 2
– Committee consideration of amendments



Stage 2 consideration took place in Committee on 7 November 2013.

 

Concise Minutes: 7 November 2013

 

National Health Service Finance (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 2 (Amendments to the Bill since the previous version are indicated by sidelining in the right margin.)

 

Notice of Amendments: 22 October 2013
Notice of Amendments: 24 October 2013

Notice of Amendments: 29 October 2013

Notice of Amendments: 31 October 2013

Marshalled List of Amendments: 7 November 2013

Grouping of Amendments: 7 November 2013

 

Ministerial correspondence

 

Correspondence from the Auditor General for Wales




Stage 3 –
Plenary consideration of amendments



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

Notice of Amendments: 22 November 2013

Notice of Amendments: 27 November 2013

Marshalled List of Amendments: 3 December 2013

Grouping of Amendments: 3 December 2013

Correspondence from the Auditor General for Wales


Stage 4
– Passing of the Bill in Plenary



The Bill was agreed by the Assembly in accordance with SO 12.36 on 3 December 2013.

Bill as passed


Royal Assent



Royal Assent was given on 27 January 2014.


 

Contact information

 

Clerk: Fay Buckle

 

Phone: 029 2089 8041

 

Postal address:

National Assembly for Wales

Cardiff Bay

CF99 1NA

 

Email: FinanceCommittee@wales.gov.uk 

Business type: Bill

Reason considered: Government Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 30/09/2013

Lead member: Mark Drakeford AM

Documents

 

 

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