Agenda - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: 10 December 2018

Meeting time: 14.30
For further information contact:

Gareth Williams

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6362

SeneddCLA@assembly.wales


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1       Introduction, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

14.30                                                                                                               

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2       Legislation (Wales) Bill: Evidence from the Counsel General: Evidence session 1

14.30                                                                                          (Pages 1 - 25)

Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General

Dylan Hughes, First Legislative Counsel, Welsh Government 

Dr James George, Legislative Counsel , Welsh Government

Claire Fife, Policy Advisor to the Counsel General, Welsh Government

 

Legislation (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Draft Taxonomy for Codes of Welsh Law

 

CLA(5)-32-18 – Briefing

CLA(5)-32-18 – Research Service Summary

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 56 - Correspondence with the Secretary of State for Wales

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3       Instruments that raise no reporting issues under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3

15.30                                                                                        (Pages 26 - 27)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 1 – Statutory instruments with clear reports

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Affirmative Resolution Instruments

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3.1   SL(5)287 - The Landfill Disposals Tax (Tax Rates) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

                                                                                                                          

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Negative Resolution Instruments

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3.2   SL(5)290 - The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 (Isles of Scilly Modification) Regulations 2018

                                                                                                                          

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4       Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Assembly under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3

                                                                                                                          

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Negative Resolution Instruments

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4.1   SL(5)285 - The Carcase Classification and Price Reporting (Wales) Regulations 2018

                                                                                                 (Pages 28 - 63)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 2 – Report

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 3 - Regulations

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 4 – Explanatory Memorandum

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Composite Negative Resolution Instruments

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4.2   SL(5)288 - The Environmental Protection (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England and Wales) Regulations 2018

                                                                                                 (Pages 64 - 88)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 5 – Report

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 6 - Regulations

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 7 – Explanatory Memorandum

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Affirmative Resolution Instruments

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4.3   SL(5)289 - The Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Prescribed Requirements and Default Scheme) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

                                                                                               (Pages 89 - 114)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 8 – Report

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 9 – Regulations

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 10 – Explanatory Memorandum

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5       Instruments that raise no reporting issues under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3 but have implications as a result of the UK exiting the EU

                                                                                                                          

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5.1   SL(5)284 - The Environmental Noise (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

                                                                                                         (Page 115)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 11 - Report

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5.2   SL(5)286 - The Environment, Planning and Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2018

                                                                                                         (Page 116)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 12 - Report

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6       Statutory Instruments requiring Consent: EU Exit

                                                                                                                          

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6.1   SICM(5)8 - The Marine Environment (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 117 - 149)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 13 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 14 – Welsh Government Written Statement: Notification in Relation to Statutory Instruments made by UK Ministers in devolved areas under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 not laid before the Assembly

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 15 – Statutory Instrument Consent Memorandum

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 16 – Regulations

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 17 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 18 - Commentary

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6.2   SICM(5)9 - The Merchant Shipping and Other Transport (Environmental Protection) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 150 - 179)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 19 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 20 – Welsh Government Written Statement: Notification in Relation to Statutory Instruments made by UK Ministers in devolved areas under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 not laid before the Assembly

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 21 – Statutory Instrument Consent Memorandum

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 22 – Regulations

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 23 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 24 - Commentary

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7       Written statements under Standing Order 30C

                                                                                                                          

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7.1   WS-30C(5)31 - The Common Agricultural Policy and Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (Amendment Etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 180 - 183)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 25 – Statement

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 26 - Commentary

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7.2   WS-30C(5)32 - The European Institutions and Consular Protection (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 184 - 188)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 27 – Statement

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 28 - Commentary

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7.3   WS-30C(5)33 - The Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies and Animal By-Products (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 189 - 192)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 29 – Statement

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 30 - Commentary

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7.4   WS-30C(5)34 - The Air Quality (Amendment of Domestic Regulations) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 193 - 196)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 31 – Statement

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 32 - Commentary

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7.5   WS-30C(5)35 - The Air Quality (Miscellaneous Amendment and Revocation of Retained Direct EU Legislation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 197 - 202)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 33 – Statement

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 34 - Commentary

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7.6   WS-30C(5)36 - The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 203 - 206)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 35 – Statement

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 36 - Commentary

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7.7   WS-30C(5)37 - The Justification Decision Powers (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 207 - 210)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 37 – Statement

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 38 - Commentary

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7.8   WS-30C(5)38 - The Veterinary Medicines and Animals and Animal Products (Examination of Residues and Maximum Residues Limits) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 211 - 214)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 39 – Statement

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 40 - Commentary

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7.9   WS-30C(5)40 - The Trade in Animals and Related Products (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 215 - 218)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 41 – Statement

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 42 - Commentary

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7.10 WS-30C(5)41 - The Protocol 1 to the EEA Agreement (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 219 - 222)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 43 – Statement

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 44 - Commentary

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7.11 WS-30C(5)42 - The Common Fisheries Policy (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

                                                                                             (Pages 223 - 230)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 45 – Statement

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 46 - Commentary

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8       Papers to note

                                                                                                                          

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8.1   Welsh Government Written Statement: Submission and Publication of the Law Commission's Final Report on Planning Law in Wales

                                                                                             (Pages 231 - 232)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 47 – Welsh Government Written Statement

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8.2   Letter from the Llywydd to the First Minister: the role of the Assembly and its committees in scrutinising Brexit-related legislation

                                                                                             (Pages 233 - 234)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 48 – Letter from the Llywydd

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8.3   Correspondence with the First Minister: Composite and Joint Statutory Instruments

                                                                                             (Pages 235 - 244)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 49 – Letter to the First Minister, 13 November 2018

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 50 – Letter from the First Minister, 28 November 2018

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8.4   Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport: Response to the Committee's Report on the Scrutiny of Regulations made under the Trade Bill

                                                                                             (Pages 245 - 246)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 51 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

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8.5   Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs: UK Agriculture Bill

                                                                                             (Pages 247 - 250)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 52 – Letter from Cabinet Secretary for Energy , Planning and Rural Affairs

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8.6   Letter from the Llywydd: Assembly Reform

                                                                                             (Pages 251 - 253)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 53 – Letter from the Llywydd

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9       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

16.00                                                                                                               

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10    Consideration of evidence: Legislation (Wales) Bill

                                                                                                                          

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11    Legislative Consent Memorandum: UK Agriculture Bill: Draft Report

                                                                                             (Pages 254 - 292)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 54 – Draft Report

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12    Scrutiny of regulations made under the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018: Update

                                                                                             (Pages 293 - 296)

CLA(5)-32-18 – Paper 55 - Update

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