Concise Minutes - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Monday, 7 October 2019

Meeting time: 12.10 - 12.39
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/5871


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Mick Antoniw AM (Chair)

Suzy Davies AM

Carwyn Jones AM

Dai Lloyd AM

Witnesses:

Ken Alexander, Welsh Government

Frances Duffy, Welsh Government

Dylan Hughes, Welsh Government

Sarah Tyler, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Sarah Sargent (Second Clerk)

Rachael Davies (Deputy Clerk)

Gareth Howells (Legal Adviser)

Rhiannon Lewis (Legal Adviser)

Gareth Pembridge (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       Instruments that raise no reporting issues under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3

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2.1   SL(5)444 - The Local Authorities (Change to the Years of Ordinary Elections) (Wales) Order 2019

The Committee considered the instrument and was content.

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2.2   SL(5)447 - The Agriculture (Calculation of Value for Compensation) (Revocations) (Wales) Regulations 2019

The Committee considered the instrument and was content.
Under Standing Order 17.24A, Suzy Davies AM declared an interest.

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2.3   SL(5)445 - The Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (Variation of Schedule 8) (Wales) Order 2019

The Committee considered the instrument and was content.

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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)446 - The Agriculture (Model Clauses for Fixed Equipment) (Wales) Regulations 2019

The Committee considered the instrument along with advice from the Assembly lawyer and the Government response, and agreed that its report to the Assembly should be clear of reporting points.

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4       Instruments previously considered for sifting and now subject to scrutiny under Standing Orders 21.2 and 21.3

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4.1   SL(5)449 - The Retained EU Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The Committee considered the instrument and was content.

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5       Paper(s) to note

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<AI11>

5.1   Letter from Lord Kinnoull, Chair of the European Union Committee, House of Lords: Interparliamentary forum on Brexit

The Committee noted the letter from Lord Kinnoull and agreed to write in response. In addition, the Committee agreed to write to Lord Boswell, the outgoing Chair of the European Union Committee, to thank him for his support.

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5.2   Letter from the Counsel General to the Chair of the Finance Committee: Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill

The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General to the Chair of the Finance Committee.

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5.3   Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services: Transfer of responsibility for the Stop Smoking Wales Service from Public Health Wales NHS Trust to Local Health Boards

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

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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 the motion.

</AI14>

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7       National Health Service (Indemnities) (Wales) Bill: Technical briefing

The Committee received a briefing on the National Health Service (Indemnities) (Wales) Bill.

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