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Transcript: Transcript for 18/10/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Items
Note No. Item

13.30

1.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

There were no apologies or substitutions.

 

In private session, under Standing Order 17.22, the Committee agreed to elect Alun Davies MS as temporary chair for all future meetings of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee, in the event of any technical disruption affecting the Chair.

13.30-13.35

2.

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

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 1 – Statutory instruments with clear reports

Supporting documents:

2.1

SL(6)062 - The Listed Buildings (Heritage Partnership Agreements) (Wales) Regulations 2021

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and agreed its draft report.

13.35-13.40

3.

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

3.1

SL(6)063 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 18) Regulations 2021

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 2 – Draft report

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 3 – Letter from the First Minister, 8 October 2021

 

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.

3.2

SL(6)064 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 11) Regulations 2021

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 4 – Draft report

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 5 – Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services, 8 October 2021

 

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.

 

13.40-13.45

4.

Papers to note – Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

4.1

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

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 6 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Local Government, 11 October 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

4.2

Correspondence from the Chair of the Local Government and Housing Committee: Legislative Consent Memoranda on the Building Safety Bill

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 7 – Letter from the Chair of the Local Government and Housing Committee, 13 October 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Local Government and Housing Committee to the Minister for Climate Change. The Committee noted that it would be receiving evidence from the Minister in relation to the Legislative Consent Memoranda on the Building Safety Bill and the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill on 15 November 2021.

13.45

5.

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

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the motion.

13.45-13.55

6.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill - consideration of draft report

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 8 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered and agreed a revised version of its report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill. The Committee noted the report would be laid by the required deadline.

13.55-14.05

7.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill - consideration of draft report

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 9 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered and agreed its report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill. The Committee noted the report would be laid by the required deadline.

14.05-14.20

8.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Health and Care Bill

Legislative Consent Memorandum – Health and Care Bill

 

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 10 – Legal advice note

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 11 – Research Service briefing

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Health and Care Bill, and agreed to write to the Minister for Health and Social Services on a number of matters in relation to the Memorandum.

14.20-14.35

9.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Elections Bill

Legislative Consent Memorandum – Elections Bill

 

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 12 – Legal advice note

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 13 – Research Service briefing

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 14 – Electoral Commission briefing: UK Government Elections Bill – impact on elections in Wales

LJC(6)-10-21 – Paper 15 – Letter from the Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution, 12 October 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Elections Bill, and agreed to consider its report on the Memorandum at a future meeting.

14.35-14.45

10.

Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill, and agreed to write to the Minister for Finance and Local Government to seek clarification on a number of issues in relation to the Memorandum.