Decision details

Supplementary Legislative Consent Motion on the Deregulation Bill in respect of amendments to the Bill in relation to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986, Breedings of Dogs Act 1973 and Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999

Decision Maker: Plenary - Fourth Assembly, Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee - Fourth Assembly, Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee - Fourth Assembly, Business Committee - Fourth Assembly

Is Key decision?: Yes

Purpose:

This is a matter where the consent of the National Assembly for Wales is sought by the UK Government to Legislate on an issue which could normally fall within the competence of the Assembly.

Decision:

The item started at 15.58

 

Voting on the motion and amendment under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

 

NDM5531 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Deregulation Bill, relating to agriculture, animal health and welfare and housing in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

The following amendment was tabled:

 

Amendment 1 - Elin Jones (Ceredigion)

 

Insert at end of motion:

 

‘on condition that the powers to commence the Schedules of the Bill dealing with repeals are vested with Welsh Ministers rather than the Secretary of State’

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

12

10

23

45

Amendment 1 was not agreed.

 

A vote was taken on the motion:

 

NDM5531 Alun Davies (Blaenau Gwent)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales, in accordance with Standing Order 29.6 agrees that provisions in the Deregulation Bill, relating to agriculture, animal health and welfare and housing in so far as they fall within the legislative competence of the National Assembly for Wales, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

 

For

Abstain

Against

Total

37

8

0

45

The motion was agreed.

Publication date: 24/06/2014

Date of decision: 24/06/2014

Decided at meeting: 24/06/2014 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly