Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Statutory Instruments with Clear Reports

6 July 2015



CLA554 - The Playing Fields (Community Involvement in Disposal Decisions) (Wales) Regulations 2015


Procedure:  Negative


These Regulations made under section 1 of the Playing Fields (Community Involvement in Disposal Decisions) (Wales) Measure 2010 place a duty on a County Council, County Borough Council, Community Council and Town Council and a National Park Authority in Wales (referred to collectively in the Regulations as “Local Authorities”) to assess the impact of the proposed disposal of a playing field, or part disposal. Further, these Regulations place a duty on Local Authorities to consult widely before reaching a decision on such a disposal.



CLA555 - The Cancellation of Student Loans for Living Costs Liability (Wales) Regulations 2015


Procedure:  Negative


These Regulations govern the student loan liability of students who receive loads for living costs from the Welsh Ministers in respect of the academic year 2015/2016. Further, these Regulations provide for up to £1,500 of each borrower’s living costs loan liability to be cancelled in certain circumstances, with effect from the day on which their first loan repayment is considered to have been received.







CLA556 - The Hazardous Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2015

Procedure: Negative

These Regulations amend the Hazardous Waste (Wales) Regulations 2005 (S.I 2005/1806 (W 138)) and revoke the List of Waste (Wales) Regulations 2005 (S.I. 2005/1820 (W 148)) (“the List of Waste Regulations”). They also make consequential amendments to other subordinate legislation. The changes transpose revisions to European Union (EU) legislation made by Commission Regulation EU 1357/2014/ and Commission Decision 2014/955/EU which takes effect from 1 June 2015. These two instruments amend the list of hazardous waste properties in Annex III to Directive 2008/98/EC (the revised Waste Framework Directive and make a number of amendments to the European List of Waste Decision (Decision 2000/532/EC).

This instrument also updates references in our legislation following the changes that have been made by the recasting of Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (the WEEE Directive) and in relation to changes in terminology relating to dangerous substances, made by Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.