Decision details

Stage 3 Standing Order 26.44 debate on the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill

Decision Maker: Business Committee - Fourth Assembly, Health and Social Care Committee - Fourth Assembly, Plenary - Fourth Assembly

Status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Purpose:

A Government Bill, introduced by Lesley Griffiths AM, Minister for Health and Social Services. Following a change in ministerial portfolios in March 2013, the First Minister authorised Mark Drakeford AM, Minister for Health and Social Services, as the new Member in Charge of the Bill, from 18 March 2013. The Business Committee remitted the Bill to the Health and Social Care Committee.

 

About the Bill

 

The Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill aims to increase the number of organs and tissues available for transplant by introducing a soft opt-out system of organ and tissue donation in Wales.

Current Stage

The Human Transplantation (Wales) Act 2013 (external website) became law in Wales (external website) on 10 September 2013.

Record of Passage in the National Assembly for Wales

The following table sets out the dates for each stage of the Bill’s passage through the National Assembly for Wales.


 Stage

Documents

Bill introduced – 3 December 2012


Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill, as introduced (PDF, 105KB)

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF, 416KB)

Presiding Officer’s Statement on Legislative Competence: 3 December 2012 (PDF, 125KB)

Business Committee Report on the timetable for the consideration of the Bill (PDF, 73KB)

Plenary statement: Introduction of the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill: 4 December 2012

Research Service Bill Summary (PDF, 315KB)

Written Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services: 19 October 2012

Written Statement by the Minister for Health and Social Services: 3 December 2012

Legislative Glossary – Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill (Welsh language version only)


Stage 1
- Committee consideration of general principles


Consultation letter (PDF, 204KB)

Consultation responses

The Committee considered the Bill on the following dates:

5 December 2012

24 January 2013

30 January 2013

7 February 2013

20 February 2013

28 February 2013

14 March 2013 (private)

18 March 2013

19 March 2013

 

Ministerial Correspondence

 

Committee Stage 1 report (PDF, 1MB)

 

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee report (PDF, 104KB)

 


Stage 1
- Debate in plenary on general principles


A debate took place in Plenary on 16 April 2013. The motion to agree the general principles of the Bill was agreed.


Financial Resolution


A Financial Resolution in relation to the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill was agreed in Plenary on 16 April 2013.


Stage 2 -
Committee consideration of amendments


Stage 2 consideration took place in Committee on 22 May 2013.

 

Concise Minutes: 22 May 2013

 

Notice of Amendments: 13 May 2013 (PDF, 64KB)

Notice of Amendments: 15 May 2013 (PDF, 77KB)

Marshalled List of Amendments: 22 May 2013 (PDF, 107 KB)

Grouping of Amendments: 22 May 2013 (PDF, 44KB)

 

Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 2 (PDF, 121KB) (Amendments to the Bill since the previous version are indicated by sidelining in the right margin.)

 

Explanatory Memorandum, revised after Stage 2 (PDF, 419KB)

 

Research Service Bill Summary 2

 

Ministerial Correspondence

 

 


Stage 3
- Plenary consideration of amendments

 

Stage 3 consideration and disposal of amendments took place in Plenary on 2 July 2013.

 

Notice of Amendments: 21 June 2013 (PDF, 99KB)

Notice of Amendments: 25 June 2013 (PDF, 90KB)

Marshalled List of Amendments: 2 July 2013 (PDF, 168KB)

Groupings of Amendments: 2 July 2013 (PDF, 63KB)

 

Ministerial Correspondence

 

 


Stage 4
- Passing of the Bill in Plenary

 
The Bill was agreed by the Assembly in accordance with SO 12.36 on 2 July 2013.

 

Bill, as passed (PDF, 131KB)


 


Date of Royal Assent

 
Royal Assent was given on 10 September 2013.
 


Contact information

Clerk:
Sarah Beasley

Phone:
029 2089 8032

Postal address:

National Assembly for Wales

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff

CF99 1NA

Email: SeneddHealth@Assembly.wales

Decision:

The item started at 16.59

In accordance with Standing Order 26.36, amendments will be disposed of in the order which the sections and schedules to which they relate, arise in the Bill.

The Amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

1. Promotion of transplantation

1, 66

2. Resources for Local Health Boards

40


3. Review of system of consent

67

4. Consent to donation: excluded material

2, 7, 8, 17, 29I, 29B, 29C, 29D, 29A, 29E, 29F, 29G, 29H, 29, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38

5. Consent to donation: deemed consent

41, 47, 48, 49, 50, 69, 63, 64

6. Appointed representatives

3A, 3, 42, 4, 43, 44, 45, 46, 52, 11A, 11, 12, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62


7. Technical and consequential

5, 6, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 32, 37

8. Consent to donation: express consent

51

9. Consent: excepted adults

53, 54, 55, 68

10. Appointed representatives: children

20A, 20, 21A, 21, 22A, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28A, 28B, 28, 30, 31, 39

11. Living donation involving adults who lack capacity to consent

70, 71, 72


12. Preservation for transplantation

73

13. Guidance
65, 74

 

Voting was taken in the order set out in the Marshalled List of Amendments:

Amendment 1 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 40 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 66:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

0

35

55

Amendment 66 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 67:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

18

0

37

55

Amendment 67 was not agreed.

Amendment 2 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 41:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

6

1

45

52

Amendment 41 was not agreed.

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, the Presiding Officer adjourned the meeting at 19.46 and reconvened at 19.56.

A vote was taken on Amendment 3A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

0

45

53

Amendment 3A was not agreed.

As amendment 3A was not agreed, amendments 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 52, 11A, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 20A, 21A, 22A, 28B, 29B to 29H, 61 and 62 fell.

Amendment 3 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 4 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 5 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 6 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 47:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

1

43

54

Amendment 47 was not agreed.

As amendment 47 was not agreed, amendment 49 fell.

A vote was taken on Amendment 48:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

1

43

54

Amendment 48 was not agreed.

As amendment 48 was not agreed, amendment 50 fell.

A vote was taken on Amendment 51:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

39

53

Amendment 51 was not agreed.

Amendment 7 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 8 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 53:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

38

54

Amendment 53 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 54:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

24

0

30

54

Amendment 54 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 55:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

16

0

38

54

Amendment 55 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 68:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

0

44

54

Amendment 68 was not agreed.

Amendment 9 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 10 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 11 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 12 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 13 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 14 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 15 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 16 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 17 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 18 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 19 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 20:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

1

12

54

Amendment 20 was agreed.

Amendment 21 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 22 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 23 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 24 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 25 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 26 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 27 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 28A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

0

42

53

Amendment 28A was not agreed.

Amendment 28 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 69:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

1

42

54

Amendment 69 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 29I:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

10

1

42

53

Amendment 29I was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 29A:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

42

54

Amendment 29A was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 29:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

43

0

11

54

Amendment 29 was agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 30:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

42

0

12

54

Amendment 30 was agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 31:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

42

0

11

53

Amendment 31 was agreed.

Amendment 32 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 33 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 70:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

1

40

54

Amendment 70 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 71:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

1

41

54

Amendment 71 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 72:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

1

41

54

Amendment 72 was not agreed.

Amendment 73 was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 12.27.

A vote was taken on Amendment 65:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

1

45

54

Amendment 65 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 74:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

0

42

54

Amendment 74 was not agreed.

Amendment 34 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 63:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

40

54

Amendment 63 was not agreed.

Amendment 35 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 36 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 37 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Amendment 38 was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

A vote was taken on Amendment 39:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

46

0

8

54

Amendment 39 was agreed.

A vote was taken on Amendment 64:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

0

41

54

Amendment 64 was not agreed.

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Stage 3 proceedings.

 

 

 

Publication date: 02/07/2013

Date of decision: 02/07/2013

Decided at meeting: 02/07/2013 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly