Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

CLA(4)-29-13:  Paper 1

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS WITH CLEAR REPORTS

 

 

CLA331 – The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Functions and Responsibilities) (Wales) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2013.

 

Procedure: Negative

 

These Regulations further amend the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Functions and Responsibilities) (Wales) Regulations 2007 to provide that functions relating to the promoting or opposing of Private Bills in the National Assembly[1] or decisions relating to the Family Absence for Members of local Authorities (Wales)  Regulations 2013 are not to be functions of a local authority’s executive. 

 

 

CLA332 – The Plant Health (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2013

                                                                                      

Procedure:  Negative

 

The Plant Health (Wales) Order 2006 (“the Principal Order”) contains measures aimed at preventing the introduction and spread of harmful plant pests and diseases.  It does so by requiring notification to an authorised inspector when specifies genera of trees are imported.  This Order amends the Principal order by making minor amendments to the matters which are required to be notified by providing that certain matters no longer need to be notified.  In addition the order prohibits the landing in Wales of certain plants which have been grown or suspected to have been grown in another Member State or in Switzerland unless prior notification has been given to an authorised inspector.

 

CLA333- The Local Health Boards (Establishment and Dissolution) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2013

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

This Order amends the names of the Aneurin Bevan, Cwm Taf and Hywel Dda Local Health Boards to reflect their status as University Local Health Boards.