Agenda - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: 29 April 2019

Meeting time: 10.00
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

                                                                                                                          

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2       Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Evidence session 9

(10.00-11.00)                                                                             (Pages 1 - 33)

Amanda Bebb, Wales Deputy Chair, Association of Electoral Administrators

Peter Stanyon, Chief Executive, Association of Electoral Administrators

Rhys George, Electoral Services Manager, Association of Electoral Administrators

Professor Elan Closs Stephens, Electoral Commissioner for Wales

Bob Posner, Chief Executive, Electoral Commission

Rhydian Thomas, Head of Electoral Commission, Wales

 

CLA(5)-13-19 – Briefing 1

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 1 - Written evidence (Association of Electoral Administrators)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 2 – Written evidence (Electoral Commission)

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3       Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Evidence session 10

(11.00-12.30)                                                                           (Pages 34 - 51)

Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General

Chris Warner, Deputy Director, Constitution and Justice

Bethan Roberts, Lawyer

Lisa James, Deputy Director, Local Government Democracy Division

 

CLA(5)-13-19 – Briefing 2

 

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Break

(12.30-14.00)

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

(14.00)                                                                                      (Pages 52 - 53)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 3 - Statutory instruments with clear reports

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Negative Resolution Instruments

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4.1   SL(5)406 - The Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2019

                                                                                                                          

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

(14.05)                                                                                                             

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Negative Resolution Instruments

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5.1   SL(5)409 The Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

                                                                                                 (Pages 54 - 62)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 4 – Report

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 5 - Regulations

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 6 – Explanatory Memorandum

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6       Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Assembly under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3 - previously considered

(14.10)                                                                                                             

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6.1   SL(5)398 - The Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) (Wales) Regulations 2019

                                                                                                 (Pages 63 - 65)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 7 – Report

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 8 – Government response

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7       Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Assembly under Standing Order 21.7

(14.15)                                                                                                             

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7.1   C(5)032 - The Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 (Commencement No. 6, Savings and Transitional Provisions) Order 2019

                                                                                                 (Pages 66 - 82)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 9 – Report

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 10 – Order

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8       Written statements under Standing Order 30C

(14.20)                                                                                                             

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8.1   WS-30C(5)128 - The Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium Enterprises (Revocation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

                                                                                                 (Pages 83 - 86)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 11 – Statement

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 12 – Commentary

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8.2   WS-30C(5)129 - The Common Agricultural Policy and Market Measures (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

                                                                                                 (Pages 87 - 91)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 13 – Statement

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 14 - Commentary

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8.3   WS-30C(5)130 - The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019

                                                                                                 (Pages 92 - 95)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 15 – Statement

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 16 - Commentary

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9       Paper(s) to note

(14.25)                                                                                                             

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9.1   Letter from Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union: Regulations made under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018

                                                                                                 (Pages 96 - 97)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 17 - Letter from Robin Walker MP, 1 April 2019

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9.2   Letter from Llywydd: Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

                                                                                               (Pages 98 - 139)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 18 - Letter from Llywydd, 2 April 2019

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9.3   Letter from the Counsel General: Developments of National Significance (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

                                                                                             (Pages 140 - 141)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 19 – Letter from the Counsel General, 4 April 2019

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9.4   Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd: Amending subordinate legislation - timescales

                                                                                             (Pages 142 - 143)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 20 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd, 4 April 2019

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9.5   Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd: Written statements under Standing Order 30C

                                                                                             (Pages 144 - 145)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 21 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd, 4 April 2019

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9.6   Letter from the Counsel General: Drafting of regulations

                                                                                             (Pages 146 - 147)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 22 – Letter from the Counsel General, 9 April 2019

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9.7   Letter from the Minister for Energy, Environment & Rural Affairs: The Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the Rivers Authorities and Land Drainage Bill

                                                                                             (Pages 148 - 149)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 23 - Letter from the Minister for Energy, Environment & Rural Affairs, 18 April 2019

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9.8   Letter from Revd Gethin Rhys, Cytûn, to the First Minister: Arrangements for devolved legislation before and after Brexit

                                                                                             (Pages 150 - 151)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 24 - Letter from Revd Gethin Rhys, Cytûn, to the First Minister, 18 April 2019

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9.9   Letter from the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language: UK Trade Bill - Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum

                                                                                             (Pages 152 - 156)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 25 - Letter from the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language, 25 April 2019

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9.10 Letter from the Solicitor General to the Counsel General: Legislation (Wales) Bill

                                                                                             (Pages 157 - 158)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 26 - Letter from the Solicitor General to the Counsel General, 25 April 2019

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10    Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Evidence session 11

(14.30-15.00)                                                                       (Pages 159 - 164)

Manon Antoniazzi, Chief Executive and Clerk of the Assembly

Nia Morgan, Director of Finance

 

CLA(5)-13-19 – Briefing 3

 

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

                                                                                                                          

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12    Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

(15.00)                                                                                                             

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13    Commencement orders

(15.15)                                                                                  (Pages 165 - 167)

CLA(5)-13-19 – Paper 27 – C(5)031 The Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2019

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Date of the next meeting - 7 May 2019

 

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