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Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

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News

  • The Committee’s next meeting will be held on 28 September 2020 (virtual meeting). This factsheet (PDF 72KB) contains information on how Senedd Committee business has been affected by Covid-19.
  • The Committee has published its report (PDF 247KB) on the Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Fisheries Bill.
  • On 24 September 2020, the Committee issued a statement on the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill. Previously, on 18 September, the Chair wrote to the Secretary of State for Wales regarding the application of the Sewel Convention to the Bill.
  • On 21 September 2020, the Committee heard from the Counsel General on the UK Government's Internal Market proposals and other EU exit-related legislation.
  • On 7 August 2020, the Chair wrote to the Secretary of State for Business and the Secretary of State for Wales regarding the launch of the UK internal market White Paper and consultation.
  • The Committee has published its report (PDF 2MB) on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Trade Bill.
  • The Committee has published its report (PDF 152KB) on the Welsh Government’s Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum (Memorandum No 2) on the Agriculture Bill.
  • The Committee has published its report (PDF 3MB) on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill.
  • On 8 June 2020, the Committee heard from the Minister for Health and Social Services on the Welsh Government’s approach to making coronavirus-related regulations.

 

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Remit

The committee was established on 15 June 2016 to carry out the functions of the responsible committee set out in Standing Order 21 (excluding Standing Orders 21.8 to 21.11*) and to consider any other matter relating to legislation, justice and the constitution** within or relating to the competence of the Senedd or the Welsh Ministers, including the quality of legislation.

The name of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee was changed to the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee on 29 January 2020 following a motion agreed in the Senedd. See also the report of the Business Committee, amending the title of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee, January 2020.

Any reference on the Senedd’s webpages, Senedd TV or in meeting transcripts to the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee before 29 January 2020 should be read as a reference to the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee.

^The Committee’s remit was amended following resolutions in Plenary on 14 September 2016* and 29 January 2020**.

 

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Mick Antoniw (Chair)Dai Lloyd AM

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Clerk: Gareth Williams.

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