Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

CLA(4)-26-13:  Paper 1

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS WITH CLEAR REPORTS

 

CLA324 - The Building Regulations &c. (Amendment No. 3) and Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Regulations 2013

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

These Regulations are made under section 1(4) and 8(1) of the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure 2011 and sections 1(1), 1A, 2, 3, 34 and 47(1) of, and paragraphs 1, 7, 8 and 10 of Schedule 1 to, the Building Act 1984.  The Regulations do not apply to excepted energy buildings.

 

The Regulations prescribe requirements for automatic fire suppression systems to be installed when certain types of building work are undertaken. 

 

The Regulations also amend the Building Regulations 2010 in order to require certain buildings to be provided with automatic fire suppression systems.  Those buildings are dwellings, care homes and some rooms for residential purposes.  Temporary buildings are excepted from the requirements as, in certain cases, are listed buildings, buildings in a conservation area and ancient monuments.

 

 

CLA325 The Education (Remission Of Charges Relating To Residential Trips) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013

Procedure:  Negative

 

These Regulations amend the Education (Remission of Charges Relating to Residential Trips) (Wales) Regulations 2003 to add an additional benefit or allowance which entitles the child of a claimant to claim free board and lodging on a residential trip.

 

The receipt of Universal Credit on or after 15 November 2013 is prescribed for the purposes of section 457 of the Education Act 1996.