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Matters related to justice - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 20/06/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 7)

7 Correspondence from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice: Invitation to attend the Committee

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice.


Meeting: 13/06/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 7)

7 Access to justice: Summary of engagement

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the summary of evidence which has been collected as part of focus groups held by the Senedd’s Citizen Engagement Team on the issue of access to justice in Wales and agreed to:

·         publish the summary;

·         write to the Welsh Government and Ministry for Justice to seek their views on the report.


Meeting: 09/05/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 9)

Evidence session with the Law Council of Wales - Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received during the session with the Law Council of Wales.


Meeting: 09/05/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 2)

2 Evidence session with the Law Council of Wales - matters in relation to justice in Wales

Lord Lloyd-Jones, President of the Law Council of Wales

Professor Emyr Lewis, Vice President of the Law Council of Wales

Dr Nerys Llewelyn Jones, member of the Executive Committee of the Law Council of Wales

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Minutes:

The Committee received evidence from the Law Council of Wales.


Meeting: 25/04/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 8)

8 Correspondence from the Equality and Social Justice Committee: Equality and Social Justice Committee inquiry - experiences of the criminal justice system

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Equality and Social Justice Committee.


Meeting: 25/04/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 8)

8 Correspondence from the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice: Invitation to give evidence to the Committee

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice.


Meeting: 10/01/2022 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 7)

7 Correspondence from the Law Commission: The Law Commission's Report on Devolved Tribunals in Wales

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence from the Law Commission in Wales.


Meeting: 13/12/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 10)

10 Matters related to justice within the Committee’s remit – update

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Minutes:

The Committee received an update on matters related to justice, in particular initial work being carried out by the Citizen Engagement Team. The Committee agreed to consider a revised Forward Work Programme in the New Year.


Meeting: 22/11/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 7)

Commission on Justice in Wales report - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee discussed the evidence received during its session with Lord Thomas, and to further consider key matters raised during the session when approaching its future work on justice.


Meeting: 22/11/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 2)

2 The Commission on Justice in Wales report: Evidence session with Lord Thomas

Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, former Chair of the Commission on Justice in Wales

 

 

Commission on Justice in Wales report - October 2019 (PDF 5.9MB)

LJC(6)-14-21 – Paper 1 - Briefing

 

 

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Minutes:

The Committee received evidence from Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.


Meeting: 22/11/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 13)

13 Engagement proposal - Access to Justice

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Minutes:

The Committee considered and agreed its initial approach to engagement ahead of a potential inquiry into access to justice.


Meeting: 18/11/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 8)

8 Matters related to justice - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

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Meeting: 18/11/2021 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from Chair, Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee to the Chair regarding the Mental Health Review Tribunal: Annual Report 2020-21

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Minutes:

4.4 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 01/11/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 6)

Evidence session with the President of Welsh Tribunals - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received during the session with the President of Welsh Tribunals. The Committee noted that a plenary debate on the President of Welsh Tribunals’ Third Annual Report was likely to take place in the coming weeks.


Meeting: 01/11/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 2)

2 Evidence session with the President of Welsh Tribunals - Third Annual Report

Sir Wyn Williams, President of Welsh Tribunals

Rhian Davies Rees, Head of the Welsh Tribunals Unit

 

LJC(6)-11-21 – Briefing

LJC(6)-11-21 – Paper 1 – Third Annual Report

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Minutes:

The Committee received evidence from the President of Welsh Tribunals.


Meeting: 04/10/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 3)

3 Correspondence from the President of Welsh Tribunals: Third annual report of the President of Welsh Tribunals

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 8 – Letter from the President of Welsh Tribunals, 28 September 2021

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter and the third annual report from the President of Welsh Tribunals and, in private, agreed to invite the President of Welsh Tribunals to a scrutiny session at the earliest convenient opportunity.


Meeting: 04/10/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee (Item 3)

3 Written statement by the Welsh Government: Update on the development of the justice system and the legal sector in Wales

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 9 – Written statement by the Welsh Government, 30 September 2021

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the written statement.