Statutory Instruments with Clear Reports

20 March 2017

SL(5)073 – The Marine Licensing (Notices Appeals) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Procedure: Affirmative

These draft Regulations amend the Marine Licensing (Notice Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2011 to ensure there is an adequate system to appeal against a notice issued in relation to non-payment of fees and deposits charged pursuant to powers created by the Environment (Wales) Act 2016.

Parent Act: Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009

Date Laid: 7 March 2017

Coming into force date: 1 April 2017

SL(5)074 – The Local Authority Social Services Annual Reports (Prescribed Form) (Wales) Regulations 2017

Procedure: Negative

Section 144A of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 was inserted by section 56 of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 and requires local authorities in Wales to prepare and publish an annual report about the exercise of the authority’s social services functions.

Section 144A(4) requires the annual report to be in such form as may be prescribed by regulations.

These Regulations prescribe the form of the annual report. The requirements as to the form of the annual report are contained in the Schedule to the Regulations. The Schedule describes the headings under which the information, which is required to be included in the annual report, must be set out.

Parent Act: Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Date Made: 5 March 2017

Date Laid: 8 March 2017

Coming into force date: 4 September 2017

SL(5)075 – The Marine Licensing (Fees) (Wales) Regulations 2017

Procedure: Negative

These Regulations will replace current fees and charges for the marine licensing system in Wales under the Marine Licensing (Application Fees) (Wales) Regulations 2011.

These Regulations apply to marine licensing fees in relation to which the Welsh Ministers are the appropriate licensing authority under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.

Under section 67(1)(b) of that Act the appropriate licensing authority may require that an application for a marine licence be accompanied by a fee. For example, regulation 4 and Schedule 1 provide that the fee for determining an application for a licence is either a fixed fee or an amount calculated by multiplying the number of hours worked by £120.

Parent Act: Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009

Date Made: 6 March 2017

Date Laid: 8 March 2017

Coming into force date: 1 April 2017