Agenda - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee


Meeting Venue:

Hybrid - Committee room 4 Ty Hywel and video conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 9 May 2022

Meeting time: 13.30
For further information contact:

P Gareth Williams

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddLJC@senedd.wales


Hybrid

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

(13.30)                                                                                                             

 

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2       Evidence session with the Law Council of Wales - matters in relation to justice in Wales

(13.30 - 14.30)                                                                           (Pages 1 - 13)

Lord Lloyd-Jones, President of the Law Council of Wales

Professor Emyr Lewis, Vice President of the Law Council of Wales

Dr Nerys Llewelyn Jones, member of the Executive Committee of the Law Council of Wales

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 1 - Briefing

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Break

(14.30 - 14.40)

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

(14.40 - 14.45)                                                                         (Pages 14 - 15)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 2 - Statutory instruments with clear reports

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Made Negative Resolution Instruments

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3.1   SL(6)197 - The Regulated Services (Annual Returns) (Wales) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2022

                                                                                                                          

 

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3.2   SL(6)199 - The Education (Student Finance) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2022

                                                                                                                          

 

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4       Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Senedd under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3

(14.45 - 14.50)                                                                                                

 

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Made Negative Resolution Instruments

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4.1   SL(6)190 - The Agricultural Wages (Wales) Order 2022

                                                                                                 (Pages 16 - 18)

Order

Explanatory Memorandum

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 3 - Draft report

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

(14.50 - 14.55)                                                                                                

 

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5.1   SL(6)175 - The Renting Homes (Deposit Schemes) (Required Information) (Wales) Regulations 2022

                                                                                                 (Pages 19 - 21)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 4 - Report
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 5 - Welsh Government response

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5.2   SL(6)178 - The Renting Homes (Safeguarding Property in Abandoned Dwellings) (Wales) Regulations 2022

                                                                                                 (Pages 22 - 25)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 6 - Report
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 7 - Welsh Government response

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6       Inter-Institutional Relations Agreement

(14.55 - 15.05)                                                                                                

 

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6.1   Correspondence from the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd: The Animal Welfare (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2022

                                                                                                 (Pages 26 - 29)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 8 - Letter from the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd, 27 April 2022
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 9 - Letter from the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd to the Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee, 27 April 2022

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6.2   Correspondence from the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd: The Common Agricultural Policy (Cross Compliance Exemptions and Transitional Regulation) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022

                                                                                                 (Pages 30 - 31)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 10 - Letter from the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd, 27 April 2022

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6.3   Written Statement and correspondence from the Minister for Minister for Finance and Local Government:  The Public Procurement (International Trade Agreements) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

                                                                                                 (Pages 32 - 35)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 11 - Letter from the Minister for Finance and Local Government, 3 May 2022
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 12 - Written statement by the Minister for Finance and Local Government, 27 April 2022

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6.4   Written Statement and correspondence from the Deputy Minister for Climate Change: The Phytosanitary Conditions (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2022

                                                                                                 (Pages 36 - 41)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 13 - Letter from the Deputy Minister for Climate Change, 4 May 2022
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 14 - Written Statement by the Deputy Minister for Climate Change, 29 April 2022
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 15 - Letter from the Deputy Minister for Climate Change, 25 April 2022

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7       Papers to note

(15.05 - 15.15)                                                                                                

 

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7.1   Correspondence from the Minister for Economy: Sixth Protocol to the Convention on the Construction and Operation of a Very High Neutron Flux Reactor (UK-France-Germany)

                                                                                                 (Pages 42 - 43)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 16 - Letter from the Minister for Economy, 25 April 2022
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 17 - Letter to the First Minister, 23 March 2022

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7.2   Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution: Welsh Government guidance on 'Common Legislative Solutions: a guide to tackling recurring policy issues in legislation'

                                                                                               (Pages 44 - 155)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 18 - Letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution, 26 April 2022
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 19 - Letter to the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution, 25 March 2022

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7.3   Correspondence from the Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip: Cultural Objects (Protection from Seizure) Bill

                                                                                             (Pages 156 - 164)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 20 - Letter from the Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief Whip, 25 April 2022

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7.4   Written Statement by the Minister for Economy: Update on Border Controls

                                                                                                         (Page 165)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 21 - Written Statement by the Minister for Economy, 28 April 2022

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7.5   Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution: Update on Flexible Voting Pilots

                                                                                             (Pages 166 - 170)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 22 - Letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution, 3 May 2022
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 23 - Letter to the Minister for Finance and Local Government, 1 April 2022

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8       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

(15.15)                                                                                                             

 

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9       Evidence session with the Law Council of Wales - Consideration of evidence

(15.15 - 15.30)                                                                                                

 

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10    Monitoring Report

(15.30 - 15.40)                                                                     (Pages 171 - 184)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 24 - Draft monitoring report

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11    Retained EU law

(15.40 - 16.00)                                                                     (Pages 185 - 230)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 25 - Legal advice note
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 26 - Paper by Professor Jo Hunt, Cardiff University: Managing regulatory divergence between Wales and the rest of the UK post-Brexit
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 27 - Paper by Professor Catherine Barnard, University of Cambridge: Level Playing Field Provision in the Trade and Cooperation Agreement: an introductory guide

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12    Forward work programme

(16.00 - 16.20)                                                                                (To Follow)

Attached Documents:
LJC(6)-13-22 - Paper 28 - Briefing

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