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Matters related to legislation - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

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Meeting: 26/09/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 9.14)

9.14 Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution: EU Exit-derived statutory instruments

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Meeting: 26/09/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 9.18)

9.18 Correspondence from the Minister for Social Justice and the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution: Bill of Rights Bill

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Meeting: 04/07/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution and the Minister for Social Justice: UK Government Bill of Rights

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The Committee noted the correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution and the Minister for Social Justice to the Llywydd.


Meeting: 04/07/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 Correspondence from the Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee to the First Minister: First Minister’s legislative statement: environmental governance Bill

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The Committee noted the correspondence from the Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee to the First Minister.


Meeting: 04/07/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 Correspondence from the Minister for Climate Change to the Llywydd: Genetic Technologies (Precision Breeding) Bill

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The Committee noted the correspondence from the Minister for Climate Change to the Llywydd.


Meeting: 27/06/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 UK Government Bill of Rights

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The Committee noted the Written Statement by the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution and the Minister for Social Justice, and the correspondence from the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice.


Meeting: 27/06/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 Correspondence from Wales Environment Link, Healthy Air Cymru and Greener UK to the First Minister: Wales needs access to environmental justice

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The Committee noted the correspondence from Wales Environment Link, Healthy Air Cymru and Greener UK to the First Minister.


Meeting: 27/06/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 8)

8 Consolidation Acts of the Senedd: The role of the responsible committee

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Members received a briefing on the role of the responsible committee in scrutinising Consolidation Acts of the Senedd.


Meeting: 13/06/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 5)

5 Correspondence from the First Minister: The Welsh Government's programme and priorities for legislating for Wales

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The Committee noted the letter from the First Minister.


Meeting: 09/06/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution to the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee in relation to the implications of the UK Government's proposed legislative programme for the Senedd

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5.1.a. The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution to the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee in relation to the implications of the UK Government's proposed legislative programme for the Senedd.


Meeting: 08/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution to Chair, Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee regarding the UK Government’s proposed legislation

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3.3 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 16/05/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution: The Queen's Speech 2022

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The Committee noted the correspondence and Written Statement from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution and, in private session, agreed to respond to the Counsel General seeking further information ahead of his attendance before the Committee on 20 June.


Meeting: 16/05/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 8)

8 The Queen's Speech 2022

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The Committee considered the research briefing on the Queen’s Speech 2022.


Meeting: 09/05/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 7)

7 Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution: Welsh Government guidance on 'Common Legislative Solutions: a guide to tackling recurring policy issues in legislation'

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The Committee noted the correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution.


Meeting: 25/04/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 8)

8 Welsh Government report: The legislative response by the Welsh Ministers to the coronavirus pandemic (1 September 2021 to 31 March 2022)

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The Committee noted the Written Statement and Welsh Government report.


Meeting: 28/03/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 7)

7 Correspondence from the Minister for Climate Change: UK Emissions Trading Scheme

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The Committee noted the correspondence from the Minister for Climate Change.


Meeting: 28/02/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 8)

8 Correspondence from the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, Scottish Parliament: Inquiry into the use of the made affirmative procedure during the coronavirus pandemic

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The Committee noted the correspondence from the Scottish Parliament’s Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee.


Meeting: 28/02/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 10)

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution - consideration of evidence - Postponed to 14 March 2022

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The scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution was postponed until 14 March 2022.


Meeting: 28/02/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 8)

8 Written Statement by the First Minister of Wales: Report on the implementation of Law Commission proposals

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The Committee noted the Written Statement by the First Minister of Wales.


Meeting: 24/01/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution: Accessibility of Welsh law

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The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution.


Meeting: 06/12/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 9)

9 Correspondence from the Delegated Power and Law Reform Committee, Scottish Parliament: Inquiry into the use of the made affirmative procedure during the coronavirus pandemic

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The Committee noted the letter from the Convener of the Delegated Power and Law Reform Committee of the Scottish Parliament and, in private, agreed to respond in due course.


Meeting: 29/11/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 2)

2 Codes of Welsh law programme and proposals for the accessibility of Welsh law: Evidence session with the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution

Mick Antoniw MS, Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution

Claire Fife, Policy Advisor to the Counsel General

Dylan Hughes, First Legislative Counsel   

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The Committee received evidence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution in relation to the Codes of Welsh law programme and proposals for the accessibility of Welsh law.


Meeting: 29/11/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 7)

Codes of Welsh law programme and proposals for the accessibility of Welsh law: Consideration of evidence

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The Committee considered the evidence received during its session with the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution and how it would inform future work planning.


Meeting: 15/11/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 5)

5 Correspondence from the First Minister: The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) (No.19) and (No.20) Regulations 2021 and Written Statement

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The Committee noted the letter from the First Minister.


Meeting: 08/11/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 7)

7 Legislative Consent Memoranda - briefing

LJC(6)-12-21 – Paper 16 – Research Service briefing

LJC(6)-12-21 – Paper 17 – Letter to the Business Committee, 29 October 2021

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The Committee noted the briefing on Legislative Consent Memoranda and agreed to continue to monitor the Memoranda being laid before the Senedd by the Welsh Government.


Meeting: 01/11/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 4)

4 Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution: Invitation to give evidence

LJC(6)-11-21 – Paper 14 – Letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution, 28 October 2021

LJC(6)-11-21 – Paper 15 – Letter to the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution, 22 October 2021

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The Committee noted the correspondence from the Counsel General and the Constitution, and that he would be giving evidence to the Committee on 29 November 2021 in relation to the Codes of Welsh Law programme.


Meeting: 11/10/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 Welsh Government report: The legislative response by the Welsh Ministers to the coronavirus pandemic

LJC(6)-09-21 – Paper 11 – Written statement by the Welsh Government, 4 October 2021

LJC(6)-09-21 – Paper 12 – Welsh Government report: The legislative response by the Welsh Ministers to the coronavirus pandemic

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The Committee noted the Welsh Government’s written statement and report.


Meeting: 11/10/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 Correspondence from the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd: The Official Controls (Extension of Transitional Periods) (England and Wales) Regulations 2021

LJC(6)-09-21 – Paper 15 – Letter from the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd, 27 September 2021

LJC(6)-09-21 – Paper 16 – Letter from the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd to the Chair of the Economy, Trade and Rural Affairs Committee, 27 September 2021

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The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd.


Meeting: 13/09/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

6 Correspondence from the Minister for Climate Change: UK Emissions Trading Scheme

LJC(6)-05-21 – Paper 72 – Letter from the Minister for Climate Change, 28 July 2021

LJC(6)-05-21 – Paper 73 – Written Statement by the Welsh Government, 28 July 2021

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The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Climate Change.