Concise Minutes - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Monday, 3 June 2019

Meeting time: 13.30 - 14.49
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5442


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Mick Antoniw AM (Chair)

Dawn Bowden AM

Suzy Davies AM

Carwyn Jones AM

Dai Lloyd AM

Witnesses:

Julie Morgan AM, Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services

Karen Cornish, Welsh Government

Emma Gammon, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

P Gareth Williams (Clerk)

Sarah Sargent (Second Clerk)

Rachael Davies (Deputy Clerk)

Rhiannon Lewis (Legal Adviser)

Lisa Salkeld (Legal Adviser)

Katie Wyatt (Legal Adviser)

 

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1       Introduction, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

There were no apologies or substitutions.

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2       Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill: Evidence session

The Committee took evidence from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services.

 

The Deputy Minister agreed to write to the Committee to provide further clarification on section 1(4) of the Bill.

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

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3.1   SL(5)413 - The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

The Committee noted the instrument and agreed to report to the Assembly in line with the merits point identified.

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4       Standing Order 30B Report: The European Union (Withdrawal) Act and Common Frameworks

The Committee noted the Report.

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5       Paper(s) to note

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5.1   Letter from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee: Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill

The Committee noted the letter from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services.

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5.2   Letter from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee: Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill

The Committee noted the letter from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services.

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5.3   Letter from the Chair of the European Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee to the First Minister: Attendance of Ministers at Monday committees

The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the European Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee.

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5.4   Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd: Commencement Orders

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd.

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5.5   Letter from the First Minister: Publication of the updated version of the Legislation Handbook on Assembly Bills

The Committee noted the letter from the First Minister.

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5.6   Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs: Inter-Ministerial Group Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs.

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

The Committee agreed to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting.

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7       Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Agriculture Bill: Draft report

The Committee considered and agreed the draft report.

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