Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

Statutory Instruments with Clear Reports

14 July 2014

 

 

CLA418 - The Residential Property Tribunal Procedures and Fees (Wales) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2014

 

Procedure:  Affirmative

 

The Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013 (“the 2013 Act”) consolidates existing provisions regarding residential mobile home sites, and makes provision in relation to how residential mobile home sites are managed and maintained in Wales.

 

The Mobile Homes (Site Rules) (Wales) Regulations 2014 (“the Site Rules Regulations”) are made under the 2013 Act and introduce new grounds for applications to the Residential  Property Tribunal (“the tribunal”).

 

These Regulations amend the Residential Property Tribunal Procedures and Fees (Wales) Regulations 2012 (“the Principal Regulations”) in light of the 2013 Act and the Site Rules Regulations. The Principal Regulations are amended to update references to the Mobile Homes Act 1983 to the equivalent provision in the 2013 Act. In addition, provision is made in respect of new applications which may be made to the tribunal under the 2013 Act and the Site Rules Regulations.

 

 

CLA419 - The Plant Health (Export Certification) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2014

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

This Order amends the Plant Health (Export Certification) (Wales) Order 2006 (‘the 2006 Order’).

 

This Order provides for increases on the fees specified in the 2006 Order as follows:

 

(a)  fees for services in respect of applications for certificates by a range from 4% to 52% (article 2(3)) and

(b)  fees for pre-export services by 19% (article 2 (4)).

 

 

CLA420 - The Mobile Homes (Pitch Fees) (Prescribed Form) (Wales) Regulations 2014

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

These Regulations prescribe the form of the document that must accompany a pitch fee review notice (served under paragraph 17(3) or (8) (b) of Chapter 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013) which proposes an increase in the pitch fee.

 

CLA421 - The Mobile Homes (Selling and Gifting) (Wales) Regulations 2014

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

These Regulations introduce new procedures for the selling and gifting of mobile homes and assignment of agreements under provisions in Part 4 of the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013.

 

CLA422 - The Mobile Homes (Site Rules) (Wales) Regulations 2014

 

ProcedureNegative

 

These Regulations prescribe the procedure for the making, variation and deletion of site rules, prescribe the matters to which site rules may and may not relate and grant appeal rights in relation to these matters, under section 52 of the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013.

 

CLA423 – The Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2014

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

The Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2013 (“the 2013 Regulations”) provide for financial support for students who are ordinarily resident in Wales and taking designated higher education courses in respect of academic years beginning on or after 1 September 2014. These Regulations amend the 2013 Regulations.

 

CLA424 - The Mobile Homes (Written Statement) (Wales) Regulations 2014

 

Procedure: Negative

 

Before a person enters into an agreement to occupy a mobile home as a main residence, the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013 requires site owners to give a written statement to the proposed occupier. These regulations specify that the written statement must contain certain information namely:

 

 

 

 

CLA425 - The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2014

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

Amendments made to section 96A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 by the Town and Country Planning (Non-Material Changes and Correction of Errors) (Wales) Order 2014 (S.I. 2014/1770 (W.182)) allow local planning authorities in Wales to make non-material changes to planning permissions relating to land in their area.

 

This Order amends the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (Wales) Order 2012 (S.I. 2012/801 (W. 110)) to make provision for the form and manner in which applications are to be made. The Order also places requirements on local planning authorities as to consultation and publicity.

 

 

 

 

CLA426 - The Plant Health (Fees) (Wales) Regulations 2014

 

Procedure:  Negative

 

These Regulations specify fees payable to the Welsh Ministers in the field of plant health. They revoke and replace the Plant Health (Fees) (Wales) Regulations 2013 (S.I. 2013/1700 (W. 164)).

 

The fees are payable in relation to specified inspections and other operations carried out pursuant to Council Directive 2000/29/EC on protective measures against the introduction into the Community of organisms harmful to plants or plant products and against their spread within the Community (OJ No L 169, 10.7.2000, p. 1).