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Papers to Note - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 16/09/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 13.)

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Meeting: 03/06/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 20/05/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 13/05/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 07/05/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 29/04/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 9)

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Meeting: 25/03/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

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Meeting: 25/03/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter from the Chair of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee to the Llywydd

CLA(5)-11-19 – Paper 44 – Letter from the Chair of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee to the Llywydd

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee to the Llywydd.


Meeting: 18/03/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister: Regulation (EC) No 1370/2007 (Public Service Obligations in Transport) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

CLA(5)-10-19 – Paper 93 – Letter from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister, 8 March 2019

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister and noted that the relevant Welsh Government written statement will be considered at the next meeting.


Meeting: 18/03/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 11/03/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 9)

9 Letter from the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language regarding the Conformity Assessment (Mutual Recognition Agreements) Regulations 2019

CLA(5)-09-19 – Paper 28 - Letter from the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language, 1 March 2019

 

 The Conformity Assessment (Mutual Recognition Agreements) Regulations 2019

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language.


Meeting: 18/02/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 9)

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Meeting: 11/02/2019 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 11)

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Meeting: 15/10/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 08/10/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 24/09/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 17/09/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

7 The Royal Society of Edinburgh - Advice paper August 2018: Scottish Parliament Finance and Constitution Committee Common UK Frameworks

CLA(5)-21-18 – Paper 35 - The Royal Society of Edinburgh - Advice paper August 2018

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the advice paper from the Royal Society of Edinburgh.


Meeting: 17/09/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

7 Statements: Introduction of UK Agriculture Bill

CLA(5)-21-18 – Paper 36 – Welsh Government Written Statement: Introduction of UK Agriculture Bill

CLA(5)-21-18 – Paper 37 – Joint statement by UK and Welsh Governments: Agricultural framework progress update

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the statements and agreed to write Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs.


Meeting: 17/09/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

7 Welsh Government Written Statement and Supplementary Evidence to the Commission on Justice in Wales

CLA(5)-21-18 – Paper 34 – Welsh Government Written Statement and supplementary evidence, 31 August 2018

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the written statement and the supplementary evidence to the Commission on Justice in Wales.


Meeting: 17/09/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

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Meeting: 17/09/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

7 Correspondence with the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services regarding Concordat with the Ministry for Justice and the Welsh Government

CLA(5)-21-18 – Paper 29 – Letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services, 11 July 2018

CLA(5)-21-18 – Paper 30 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services, 14 August 2018

 

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Minutes:

The Committee noted correspondence with the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services and agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary to request a copy of the reciprocal guidance once finalised.


Meeting: 09/07/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 Welsh Government Written Statement: Concordat between the Ministry of Justice and the Welsh Government

CLA(5)-20-18 – Paper 2 – Welsh Government Written Statement

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Minutes:

Members noted the written statement on the Concordat between the Ministry of Justice and the Welsh Government and agreed to write to the Welsh Government to seek further information regarding paragraph 20 of the concordat.


Meeting: 09/07/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 02/07/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 25/06/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 25/06/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

Justice Commission for Wales: Draft evidence

CLA(5)-18-18 – Paper 12 – Draft evidence

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Minutes:

The Committee considered and agreed the evidence it will submit to the Justice Commission for Wales.


Meeting: 18/06/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 11/06/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

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Meeting: 21/05/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Papers to note

CLA(5)-15-18 – Paper 8 – Letter to the House of Commons Procedure Committee

CLA(5)-15-18 – Paper 9 – Letter to the Secretary of State

 

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letters.


Meeting: 14/05/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 30/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 9)

Letter from the Business Committee: Section 116C Orders in Council

CLA(5)-13-18 – Paper 14 – Letter from the Llywydd, as Chair of the Business Committee

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 30/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 23/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 23/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

Resourcing for Brexit

CLA(5)-12-18 – Paper 12 – Letter from the Llywydd, 16 March 2018

CLA(5)-12-18 – Paper 13 – Draft Response

 

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the draft response.


Meeting: 16/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

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Meeting: 16/04/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

8 Welsh Government Statement: Draft Legislation (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-11-18 – Paper 21 - Welsh Government Statement: Draft Legislation (Wales) Bill

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the statement.


Meeting: 19/03/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

Assembly procedure for Section 116C Orders in Council

CLA(5)-10-18 – Paper 12 - Background paper

CLA(5)-10-18 – Paper 13 – Letter from the Llywydd, 1 March 2018

 

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the letter regard Section 116C Orders in Council.


Meeting: 19/03/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 12/03/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 12/03/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

Assembly Procedure for Section 116C Orders in Council

CLA(5)-09-18 – Paper 19 – Letter from the Llywydd, 1 March 2018

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Llywydd and agreed to consider a response at the next meeting.


Meeting: 05/03/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 26/02/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Welsh Government Written Statement: Report on the implementation of Law Commission proposals

CLA(5)-07-18 – Paper 12 - Welsh Government Written Statement: Report on the implementation of Law Commission proposals

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the statement and report. It agreed to write to the Welsh Goivernment tro ascertain whether it has now identified a suitable area for law reform.  


Meeting: 26/02/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 12/02/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 22/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 15/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

Welsh Government Statement: The Welsh Government Prosecution Code

Minutes:

The Committee noted the statement.


Meeting: 15/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 08/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 08/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Chair of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee: Inquiry into Human Rights in Wales

CLA(5)-01-18 – Paper 9 – Letter from the Chair of the Equality and Local Government Committee

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 08/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education: Additional Learning Needs update

CLA(5)-01-18 – Paper 10 – Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the update.


Meeting: 08/01/2018 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-01-18 – Paper 11 – Letter to the Leader of the House and Chief Whip regarding the use of subordinate legislation making powers included in the UK Government’s European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

CLA(5)-01-18 – Paper 12 - Letter from the Leader of the House and Chief Whip regarding the use of subordinate legislation making powers included in the UK Government’s European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 11/12/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 11/12/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Responses to consultation on proposals to develop an Act on the interpretation of Welsh legislation

PTN 5 – Written Statement by the Welsh Government – 6 December 2017

PTN 6 - Summary of Responses

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the responses and will make representations to the Business Committee that this legislation is brought before the Committee.


Meeting: 04/12/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 27/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 Welsh Government Written Statement: Update on the Commission on Justice in Wales

CLA(5)-28-17 – Paper 3 – Welsh Government Written Statement: Update on the Commission on Justice in Wales

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the statement.


Meeting: 27/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 20/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 06/11/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 16/10/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Paper to note

CLA(5)-23-17 – Paper 14 – Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales, Stronger Voice for Wales Inquiry

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 09/10/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Papers to Note

CLA(5)-23-17 – Paper 6 – Letter from the Llywydd, EU (Withdrawal) Bill, 2 October 2017

CLA(5)-23-17 – Paper 7 – Letter from the Chair of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Select Committee, EU (Withdrawal) Bill

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letters.


Meeting: 25/09/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 7)

Paper to Note - Letter from the Llywydd

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 22 - Letter from the Llywydd – EU Withdrawal Bill: Expert Implementation Panel for Wales

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the letter from the Llywydd to respond.


Meeting: 25/09/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Papers to note - Other

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 20- Letter from the Llywydd - Assembly reform: disqualification, defamation, contempt of court and Assembly privilege

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 21 - Welsh Government written statement: Commission on Justice in Wales

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the papers.


Meeting: 25/09/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Papers to note - Stronger Voice for Wales Inquiry

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 18 - Letter from the British Academy – Stronger Voice for Wales

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 19 - The Learned Society of Wales - Stronger Voice for Wales

 

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Meeting: 25/09/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Papers to note - Wales Act 2017

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 16 - Letter from the Llywydd - Implementation of the Wales Act 2017 and Llywydd’s response to Secretary of State for Wales

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 17 - Letter from the Secretary of State - Implementation of the Wales Act 2017

 

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Meeting: 25/09/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

6 Papers to note - Welsh Government Legislation

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 11 - Letter from the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language – Additional Learning Needs Bill

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 12 - Letter from the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language – Additional Learning Needs Bill

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 13 - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children– Abolition of the Right to Buy Bill

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 14 - Letter from the First Minister - Legislation Handbook on Assembly Bills

CLA(5)-21-17 – Paper 15 - Letter from the Counsel General - Law Commission Report on the Form and Accessibility of the Law in Wales

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Meeting: 25/09/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 17/07/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Counsel General: Prosecution Code

CLA(5)-19-17 – Paper 7 - Letter from the Counsel General, 30 June 2017

CLA(5)-19-17 – Paper 8 - Letter to the Counsel General, 16 June 2017

 

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Minutes:

The committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 17/07/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 03/07/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 8)

Welsh Government Technical Briefing: Interpretation Act for Wales

Welsh Government Technical briefing: Interpretation Act for Wales

 

Claire Fife, Welsh Government

Dylan Hughes, Welsh Government

Minutes:

The committee received an oral briefing from Claire Fife, Welsh Government; Dylan Hughes, Office of Welsh Legislative Counsel; Neil Martin, Welsh Government and Kate Lewandowska, Welsh Government.


Meeting: 03/07/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 03/07/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

5 Correspondence regarding Subordinate legislation deriving from EU law

CLA(5)-18-17 – Paper 5 – Letter from the Leader of the House and Chief Whip, 28 June 2017

CLA(5)- 18-17 – Paper 6 – Letter to the Leader of the House and Chief Whip, 21 June 2017

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 26/06/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2)

2 Written Statement: Interpreting Welsh Law - considering an interpretation Act for Wales

CLA(5)-17-17 – Paper 2 – Written Statement: Interpreting Welsh Law – considering an interpretation Act for Wales

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the written statement.


Meeting: 26/06/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 19/06/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Finance Committee re: Natural Resources Wales annual accounts 2015-16

CLA(5)-16-17 – Paper 2 – Letter from the Finance Committee re: Natural Resources Wales annual accounts 2015-16

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Finance Committee.


Meeting: 19/06/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 12/06/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 12/06/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

Correspondence on papers to note

CLA(5)-15-17 – Paper 9 – Letter to Business Minister

CLA(5)-15-17 – Paper 10 – Letter to Counsel General

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Minutes:

The committee considered and agreed correspondence.


Meeting: 22/05/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 15/05/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 08/05/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 11)

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Meeting: 03/04/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 27/03/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 20/03/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 27/02/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 13/02/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 06/02/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 30/01/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 23/01/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 09/01/2017 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 12/12/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 05/12/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 28/11/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 14/11/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 07/11/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 31/10/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 03/10/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 26/09/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 19/09/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 12/09/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 06/07/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3.)

3. Papers to Note

CLA(5)-03-16 - Paper 2 – Letter from the Presiding Officer to the Chair regarding appointment as Committee Chair, 30 June 2016.

 

CLA(5)-03-16 - Paper 3 – Letter from Presiding Officer to the Secretary of State for Wales regarding her proposed amendments for 5 July on the Wales Bill, 30 June 2016.

 

CLA(5)-03-16 - Paper 4 – Letter from the Presiding Officer to all Welsh Members of Parliament regarding proposed amendments to Wales Bill, 30 June 2016.

 

CLA(5)-03-16 - Paper 5 –Presiding Officer’s briefing on proposed amendments for Day 1 consideration of Wales Bill, 30 June 2016.

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Meeting: 04/07/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2.)

2. Papers to Note

CLA(5)-02-16 – Paper 1 – Letter from the First Minister to the Secretary of State for Wales, regarding Wales Bill Committee Stage (day 1) in the House of Commons including proposals for amendments.

 

CLA(5)-02-16 – Paper 2 – Letter from Nicholas Paines QC

Commissioner, Law Commission, 30 June 2016

 

 

 

 

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Meeting: 22/06/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3.)

3. Papers to Note

ICLA(5)-03-16 – Paper 2 – Letter from Presiding Officer to the Secretary of State for Wales regarding the Wales Bill, 21 June 2016

 

ICLA(5)-03-16 – Paper 3 – Letter from the Leader of the House to the Presiding Officer regarding the Wales Bill Legislative Consent, 20 June 2016

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Meeting: 22/06/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 2.)

2. Papers to note

ICLA(5)-02-16 – Paper 1 – Letter from the First Minister to the Secretary of State for Wales; Wales Bill, 9 June 2016

 

ICLA(5)-02-16 – Paper 2 – Cross Party Letter to the Secretary of State for Wales; Wales Bill, 17 June 2016

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Meeting: 16/06/2016 - Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee (Item 3.)

3. Papers to Note

ICLA(5)-01-16 – Paper 2 - Statutory Instruments laid too late in the Fourth Assembly for Committee scrutiny

 

ICLA(5)-01-16 – Paper 3 -  Letter from the Secretary of State for Wales to the Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee: Government response to the Welsh Affairs Committee Report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the Wales Bill

 

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