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Transcript: Transcript for 04/10/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Items
Note No. Item

13.30

1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

Peter Fox MS gave his apologies. Samuel Kurtz MS attended as a substitute.

13.30-13.35

2.

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

2.1

SL(6)049 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Notification) (Wales) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 1 – 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 points identified.

2.2

SL(6)052 - The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies: Extension of Period of Protection from Eviction) (No. 3) (Wales) Regulations 2021

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 2 – 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 points identified.

 

2.3

SL(6)050 - The Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Eligibility) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021

LJC(6)-08-21 – 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.

2.4

SL(6)053 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 17) Regulations 2021

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 4 – Draft report

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 5 – Letter from the First Minister to the Llywydd, 24 September 2021

 

Regulations

Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and the Welsh Government response and agreed to report to the Senedd in line with the reporting points identified.

13.35-13.40

3.

Papers to note

3.1

Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution: Postponement of the Inter-Ministerial Group for Elections and Registration meeting

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 6 – Letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution, 27 September 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution.

3.2

Correspondence from the Minister for Climate Change: Response to the Committee's report on the Legislative Consent Memoranda on the Environment Bill

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 7 – Letter from the Minister for Climate Change, 28 September 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the response from the Minister for Climate Change to its report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memoranda on the Environment Bill.

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

Supporting documents:

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.

3.4

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

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the written statement.

13.40

4.

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

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the motion.

13.40-13.55

5.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - consideration of draft report

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 10 – Draft report

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 11 – Letter from the Minister for Social Justice, 28 September 2021

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 12 – Letter to the Minister for Social Justice, 22 September 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered its draft report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, and agreed to consider a revised draft of its report at the next meeting.

13.55-14.05

6.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill

Legislative Consent Memorandum – Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill

 

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 13 – Legal advice note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill, and agreed to consider its draft report at the next meeting.

14.05-14.15

7.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill

Legislative Consent Memorandum – Skills and Post-16 Education Bill

 

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 14 – Legal advice note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill, and agreed to consider its draft report at the next meeting.

14.15-14.25

8.

Briefing note on international agreements

LJC(6)-08-21 – Paper 15 – Briefing note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the following international agreements:

 

·         UK/Albania: Readmission of Persons;

·         UK/Portugal: Agreement regarding the Employment of Members of the Family forming part of the Household of Diplomatic Missions;

·         UK/Antigua & Barbuda: establishing a Maritime Boundary between Anguilla and Antigua and Barbuda;

 

and agreed to consider its draft report on the agreements at the next meeting.