Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd




Meeting date:

Monday, 20 April 2015




Meeting time:

14.31 - 15.23




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Concise Minutes:




Assembly Members:


David Melding AM (Chair)

Alun Davies AM

Suzy Davies AM

William Powell AM

Simon Thomas AM













Committee Staff:


P Gareth Williams (Clerk)

Naomi Stocks (Second Clerk)

Gwyn Griffiths (Legal Adviser)

Matthew Richards (Legal Adviser)

Stephen Boyce (Researcher)

Alys Thomas (Researcher)





1   Introduction, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest




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




2.1 CLA512 - The Cycle Racing on Highways (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2015




2.2 CLA514 - The Housing (Wales) Act 2014 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2015




2.3 CLA515 - The Plant Health (Fees) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2015




2.4 CLA516 - The Use of Invalid Carriages on Highways (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2015




2.5 CLA520 - The Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (Wales) Order 2015




2.6 CLA521 - The M4 Motorway (West for Junction 23A (Magor) to East of Junction 29 (Castleton)) (Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2015




2.7 CLA517 - The Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (Consequential Amendments) (Wales) Order 2015


The Committee considered the instruments and was content.




3   Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Assembly under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3




3.1 CLA518 - The Milk Marketing Board (England and Wales) (Revocations) Regulations 2015


The Committee considered the instrument and will report to the Assembly.




4   Papers to note


The Committee noted the papers.




5   Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:


The Committee agreed to hold the remainder of the meeting in private session to consider the following items.




5.1 Draft report on the Local Government (Wales) Bill




5.2 Draft Report on the Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill




5.3 Forward Work Programme