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Transcript: Transcript for 20/09/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

There were no apologies or substitutions.

13.30-14.45

2.

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution

Mick Antoniw MS, Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution

Christopher Warner, Deputy Director, Constitutional Affairs & Inter-Governmental Relations, Welsh Government

James Gerard, Deputy Director, Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Welsh Government

 

LJC(6)-06-21 – Briefing

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 1 – Committee remit: Monitoring report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received evidence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution.

14.45-14.50

3.

Instruments that raise no reporting issues under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 2 – Statutory instruments with clear reports

Supporting documents:

3.1

SL(6)043 - The Education (Admission Appeals Arrangements) (Wales) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and was content with the draft report.

3.2

SL(6)045 - The School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions (Wales) Order 2021

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and was content with the draft report.

14.50-14.55

4.

Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Senedd under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3

4.1

SL(6)042 - The Meat Preparations (Amendment and Transitory Modification) (Wales) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 3 – Draft report

 

Regulations

Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and agreed to report to the Senedd in line with the reporting point identified.

4.2

SL(6)046 - The Education (Student Loans) (Repayment) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2021

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 4 – Draft report

 

Regulations

Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and agreed to report to the Senedd in line with the reporting point identified.

14.55-15.00

5.

Papers to note

5.1

Correspondence with the First Minister: Scrutiny of regulations arising from the UK's exit from the European Union - Protocol between the Welsh Government and the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee of Senedd Cymru

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 5 – Letter from the First Minister, 10 September 2021

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 6 – Letter to the First Minister, 16 July 2021

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence with the First Minister.

5.2

Correspondence from the Minister for Finance and Local Government: Finance Ministers’ Quadrilateral Meeting

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 7 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Local Government, 14 September 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Finance and Local Government.

15.00

6.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the motion.

15.00-15.20

7.

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received during the session with the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution, and agreed to consider the evidence further during its discussions on strategic planning at the following meeting.

15.20-15.35

8.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Professional Qualifications Bill - consideration of draft report

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 8 – Draft report

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 9 – Legal advice note

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 10 – Letter from the Minister for Education and the Welsh Language, 10 September 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered its draft report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Professional Qualifications Bill and agreed to finalise its report outside of Committee. The Committee noted that the report would be laid by the required deadline of 30 September 2021.

15.35-15.45

9.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill - consideration of draft report

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 11 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered and agreed, subject to minor amendments, its draft report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Environment Bill. The Committee noted the report would be laid by the required deadline of 23 September 2021.

15.45-16.00

10.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

Legislative Consent Memorandum - Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

 

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 12 – Legal advice note

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 13 – Letter from the Llywydd, 16 July 2021

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 14 – Letter to the Llywydd, 2 July 2021

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 15 – Correspondence from the Travelling Ahead: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Advice & Advocacy Service

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 16 – Briefing from Friends, Families and Travellers

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 17 - Written evidence to the UK Parliament from the Travelling Ahead: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Advice & Advocacy Service

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill and agreed to write to the Minister for Social Justice to urgently seek further information on a number of matters related to the Memorandum. The Committee agreed to consider its draft report on the Memorandum at a future meeting.

16.00-16.10

11.

International agreements considered on 13 September 2021 - consideration of draft report

LJC(6)-06-21 – Paper 18 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee agreed its draft report, and agreed that it would be laid before the Senedd in due course.