21 January 2020
The Bill was introduced into the UK Parliament on 19 December 2019. It provides for the implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement agreed between the UK and EU into domestic law.
In November 2018, we published an initial assessment of the previous version of the Withdrawal Agreement. This report updates our assessment to take account of the changes made to the Withdrawal Agreement following further negotiations under Article 50 during the autumn of 2019.
This report outlines the main issues we wish to raise in relation to the Legislative Consent Memorandum on the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, set within the context of the limited time that was available to us to undertake our scrutiny work.
16 January 2020
This report provides an assessment of the clauses in the UK European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (‘the Bill’) that seek to make provision in areas devolved to the National Assembly for Wales and that are, therefore, subject to the legislative consent convention.
8 January 2020
This research paper provides an overview of the Bill including the background to its introduction, key provisions, the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum and the UK Government’s impact assessment.
17 May 2019
This blog provides an update on the current Brexit legislation and what might happen in the coming months.
8 February 2019
An update from the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee about how the process of scrutinising Brexit statutory instruments is going so far.
29 January 2019
The Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee's have produced a guide on the scrutiny of Brexit subordinate legislation.
23 January 2019
This blog post gives an overview of the ruling of the Supreme Court on the Scottish continuity Bill.
16 November 2018
This blog looks at the Law Derived from the European Union (Wales) Act 2018 and why the Assembly is being asked to repeal it.
13 November 2018
This blog looks at the Brexit legislation that has already been passed or introduced, as well as the Bills that we can expect in the months to come.
The Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee is reporting on subordinate legislation relating to Brexit, highlighting issues that may have implications for Wales.
8 October 2018
Read the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee’s recommendations on the process for scrutiny of regulations made under the UK Trade Bill.
2 October 2018
Read about the new categories of subordinate legislation created by the EU withdrawal Act and how these affect Assembly procedures.
3 September 2018
This article looks at the UK Government White Paper that sets out how the Government will implement a final withdrawal agreement.
20 July 2018
This article summarises the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee’s report on powers in the EU withdrawal Act to make subordinate legislation.