Agenda - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Monday, 3 October 2016

Meeting time: 14.30
For further information contact:

Gareth Williams

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565


1       Introduction, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest




2       Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill: Evidence session with the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government

(14.30 - 15.30)                                                                           (Pages 1 - 12)


Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government,

Andrew Hewitt, Welsh Government

Gareth Mc Mahon, Welsh Government


CLA(5)-07-16 – Research Service and Legal Service Briefing


Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill, as introduced (PDF, 831KB)

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF, 1.2MB)

Statement of policy intent, (PDF 251KB)




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

(15.30 - 15.35)                                                                                                




Negative Resolution Instruments




SL(5)016 - The Apprenticeships (Specification of Apprenticeship Standards for Wales) (Modification) Order 2016

                                                                                                 (Pages 13 - 39)

CLA(5)-07-16 – Paper 1– Report

CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 2- Order

CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 3– Explanatory Memorandum




4       Paper(s) to note

(15.35 - 15.40)                                                                                                



Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill: Correspondence from the Llywydd (Presiding Officer)

                                                                                                 (Pages 40 - 43)


CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 4- Correspondence from the Llywydd, 16 September 2016




Wales Bill: Additional information from the First Minister following the Committee meeting on 4 July 2016

                                                                                                 (Pages 44 - 46)


CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 5 -Additional information from the First Minister, 27 September 2016




Wales Bill: Correspondence from National Assembly for Wales Committees

                                                                                                 (Pages 47 - 85)


CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 6 – Correspondence from the Finance Committee

CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 7 – Correspondence from the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee

CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 8 – Correspondence from the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee

CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 9 – Correspondence from the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee

CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 10 – Correspondence from the Children, Young People and Education Committee

CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 11 – Correspondence from the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 12 – Correspondence from the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee




SL(5)008 - The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Wales) Regulations 2016

                                                                                                           (Page 86)

CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 13– Government Response




SL(5)009 - The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Classes of Fireplace) (Wales) Order 2016

                                                                                                           (Page 87)

CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 14– Government Response




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


(vi) the committee is deliberating on the content, conclusions or recommendations of a report it proposes to publish; or is preparing itself to take evidence from any person.




6       Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill: Consideration of Evidence

(15.40 - 15.50)                                                                                                



7       Wales Bill: Draft report

(15.50 - 16.50)                                                                       (Pages 88 - 146)


CLA(5)-07-16 - Paper 15 – Draft Report




Date of the next meeting

Monday 17 October 2016