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Transcript: Transcript for 03/08/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

Items
Note No. Item

10:00

1.

Introduction, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

The Chair confirmed that, in accordance with Standing Order 34.19, he had determined that the public were excluded from the Committee’s meeting in order to protect public health.

 

Apologies were received from Suzy Davies MS. David Melding MS attended as a substitute.

10:00-10:05

2.

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

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 1 – Statutory instruments with clear reports

Supporting documents:

2.1

SL(5)576 - The Education (Student Support) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

Minutes:

The Committee noted the instrument and was content.

10:05-10:15

3.

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

3.1

SL(5)574 - The European Union (Regulated Professions Proportionality Assessment) (Wales) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 2 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 3 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 4 – Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and agreed to report to the Senedd in line with the reporting point identified and to highlight implications as a result of the UK’s exit from the EU. The Committee agreed to consider the Welsh Government response at a future meeting.

3.2

SL(5)577 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Public Health Information to Travellers) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 5 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 6 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 7 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 8 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd, 9 July

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 9 – Written statement

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

3.3

SL(5)578 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 10 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 11 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 12 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 13 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd, 10 July 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

3.4

SL(5)588 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 14 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 15 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 16 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 17 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd, 27 July 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 18 – Written statement

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and agreed to report to the Senedd in line with the reporting points identified, and to consider the Welsh Government response at a future meeting.

3.5

SL(5)580 - The Countryside Access (Local Access Forums) (Wales) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 19 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 20 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 21 – Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

3.6

SL(5)582 - The Relaxation of School Reporting Requirements (Wales) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 22 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 23 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 24 – Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

3.7

SL(5)585 - The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Assured Tenancies and Assured Shorthold Tenancies, Extension of Notice Periods) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 25 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 26 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 27 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 28 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd, 23 July 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 29 – Written statement

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and agreed to report to the Senedd in line with the reporting points identified, and to consider the Welsh Government response at a future meeting.

3.8

SL(5)581 - The Representation of the People (Electoral Register Publication Date) (Wales) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 30 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 31 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 32 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 33 – Letter from the Minister for Housing and Local Government, 17 July 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

3.9

SL(5)579 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 34 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 35 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 36 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 37 – Letter from the First Minister, 10 July 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 38 – Written statement

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and agreed to report to the Senedd in line with the reporting points identified, and to consider the Welsh Government response at a future meeting.

3.10

SL(5)584 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 39 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 40 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 41 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 42 – Letter from the First Minister, 17 July 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 43 – Written statement

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and agreed to report to the Senedd in line with the reporting points identified, and to consider the Welsh Government response at a future meeting.

3.11

SL(5)587 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 44 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 45 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 46 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 47 – Letter from the First Minister, 24 July 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 48 – Written statement

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the instrument and agreed to report to the Senedd in line with the reporting points identified, and to consider the Welsh Government response at a future meeting.

3.12

SL(5)586 - The Land Transaction Tax (Temporary Variation of Rates and Bands for Residential Property Transactions) (Wales) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 49 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 50 – Regulations

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 51 – Explanatory Memorandum

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 52 – Letter from the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd, 22 July 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

10:15-10:20

4.

Instruments that raise issues to be reported to the Assembly under Standing Order 21.2 or 21.3 - previously considered

4.1

SL(5)565 - The Education (Induction Arrangements for School Teachers) (Wales) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 53 – Report

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 54 – Welsh Government response

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the Welsh Government response.

10:20-10:25

5.

Written statements under Standing Order 30C

5.1

WS-30C(5)164 - The European Structural and Investment Funds Common Provisions and Common Provision Rules etc. (Amendment) (EU Exit) (Revocation) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 55 – Written statement

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 56 - Commentary

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the statement and the commentary.

5.2

WS-30C(5)165 - The Cleaner Road Transport Vehicles (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 57 – Written statement

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 58 - Commentary

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the statement and the commentary and, in private session, agreed to write to the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd to seek further clarification on the effect of the Regulations.

10:25-10:30

6.

Papers to note

6.1

Letter from the Counsel General: Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations)

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 59 – Letter from the Counsel General, 15 July 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Counsel General.

6.2

Letter from the Minister for Education: Disapplication of Curriculum Requirements in Wales Notice 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 60 – Letter from the Minister for Education, 15 July 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Education.

6.3

Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs: Agricultural Wages (Wales) Order 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 61 – Letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, 15 July 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs.

6.4

Letter from the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language: Ministerial Forum for Trade

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 62 – Letter from the Minster for International Relations and the Welsh Language, 19 July 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language.

6.5

Letter from the First Minister: Data on access to justice

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 63 – Letter from the First Minister, 23 July 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the First Minister.

10:30

7.

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

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the motion.

10:30-10:45

8.

Consideration of the UK Government’s internal market White Paper

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 64 – Letter from the Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, 16 July 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 65 – Letter from the Chair of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee, 27 July 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 66 – Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee, 30 July 2020

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 67 – Research briefing on the UK internal market White Paper

CLA(5)-23-20 – Paper 68 – Draft letter to the Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence on the UK Government’s internal market White Paper and discussed matters to include in its response to the Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and the Industrial Strategy.

10:45-10:50

9.

Motion under Standing Order 17.22 to elect a temporary Chair for the next meeting

Minutes:

Under Standing Order 17.22, Members agreed to appoint Carwyn Jones MS as temporary Chair for the meeting on 24 August 2020, subject to Mick Antoniw MS sending his apologies.

 

 

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