Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

CLA(4)-01-14:  Paper 1

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS WITH CLEAR REPORTS

 

 

CLA342 – The Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013

 

Procedure:   Negative

 

These Regulations amend The Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (Wales) Regulations 2007 to ensure that fixed term exclusion data and the reasons for exclusions is reported during the Pupil-Level Annual School Census.

 

CLA343 – The Housing Renewal Grants (Amendment) (Wales) (No.2) Regulations 2013

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

These Regulations amend in relation to Wales, the Housing Renewal Grants Regulations 1996 (‘the 1996 Regulations) which sets out the means test for determining the amount of grant which may be paid by local housing authorities under Part 1 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.

 

These Regulations makes consequential amendments to the 1996 Regulations to deal with the impact of armed forces independence payment on means testing for receipt of disabled facilities grant. 

 

CLA344 – The Welsh Language Tribunal (Appointment) Regulations 2013

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

The Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011 (“the Measure”) establishes a Welsh Language Tribunal (“the Tribunal”). The Tribunal will comprise of a President, legally qualified members and lay members. Section 120 of the Measure provides that the Welsh Ministers appoint the members of the Tribunal.

 

Paragraph 9(1) of Schedule 11 to the Measure enables the Welsh Ministers to make provision, by way of regulations, about the appointment of members of the Tribunal (referred to in the Measure as “appointment regulations”).

 

These Regulations place duties on the Welsh Ministers in making appointments to the Tribunal. 

CLA345 – The Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2013

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

These Regulations provide for financial support for students who are ordinarily resident in Wales taking designated higher education courses in respect of academic years beginning on or after 1 September 2014. They consolidate with some changes, the Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2012 (‘the 2012 Regulations’). The 2012 Regulations are revoked subject to Regulation 3 of these Regulations and continue to apply to the provision of support to students in relation to an academic year which begins on or after 1 September 2013 but before 1 September 2014.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

 

CLA346 - The Feed (Hygiene and Enforcement) and the Animal Feed (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

These Regulations provide for the execution and enforcement of Commission Regulation (EU) No. 225/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 183/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the approval of establishments placing on the market, for feed use, products derived from vegetable oils and blended fats and as regards the specific requirements for production, storage, transport and dioxin testing of oils, fats and products derived thereof (OJ No. L77, 16.3.2012, p.1) . 

 

 

CLA347 - The Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Detection of Fraud) (Wales) Regulations 2014[1]

 

Procedure: Affirmative

 

These Regulations make provision for powers to require information for the purpose of investigating housing fraud. Authorised officers can require businesses such as banks and utilities companies to provide information, for the purpose of investigating housing fraud.