Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

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Meetings

Information about Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

<OpeningPara>Every week when the Senedd is sitting, the Committee carries out the functions set out in Standing Order 21 (excluding Standing Orders 21.8 to 21.11*) to scrutinise subordinate legislation. In line with its remit, it will also consider any Bills introduced to the Senedd and legislative consent memoranda laid before the Senedd. </OpeningPara>

 

<OpeningPara>At the present time, the Committee’s work is primarily focused on legislation relating to the Covid-19 outbreak and the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Its inquiries into Wales’ Changing Constitution and Making Justice Work in Wales will continue in 2021</OpeningPara>

 

News

<news>The Committee last met on Monday 11 January. The meeting can be viewed on Senedd.tv.</news><link>http://www.senedd.tv/Meeting/Archive/cde44d4b-81ab-4855-b335-5926fb6d4bdc?autostart=True</link>

 

<news>The Committee published its report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Financial Services Bill on Tuesday 15 December</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=30331</link>

 

<news>On Friday 4 December, the Committee published its report on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill </news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=28836</link>

 

<news>The Committee published its report on the Welsh Government’s Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Trade Bill on 4 December 2020</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=28240</link>

 

<news>The Committee published its report on the Welsh Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum on the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill on 26 November 2020</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=29782</link>

 

<news>The Committee and the Welsh Government have agreed a revised Protocol for the scrutiny of regulations arising from the UK’s exit from the European Union</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=22579</link>

 

<news>On 12 November 2020 the Chairs of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee, Finance Committee and External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee wrote to UK Parliament Committees in relation to the UK Internal Market Bill</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=29782</link>

 

Current Work

<inquiry>Proposed Order in Council - The Government of Wales Act 2006 (Amendment) Order 2021</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=35064</link>

<inquiry>Legislative Consent: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=29782</link>

<inquiry>Legislative Consent: Trade Bill 2020</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=28240</link>

<inquiry>Legislative Consent: Environment Bill 2020</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=27737</link>

<inquiry>Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=28836</link>

<inquiry>Making Justice work in Wales</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=27933</link>

<inquiry>Wales’ Changing Constitution</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=25963</link>

 

Transcripts

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Work Completed by the Committee

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>>>Reports<link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=16071</link>

>>>Inquiries<link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=15152</link>

>>>Legislation<link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=16846</link>

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Remit

The committee was established on 15 June 2016 to carry out the functions of the responsible committee set out in Standing Order 21 (excluding Standing Orders 21.8 to 21.11*) and to consider any other matter relating to legislation, justice and the constitution** within or relating to the competence of the Senedd or the Welsh Ministers, including the quality of legislation.

 

The name of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee was changed to the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee on 29 January 2020 following a motion agreed in the Senedd. See also the report of the Business Committee, amending the title of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee, January 2020.

 

Any reference on the Senedd’s webpages, Senedd TV or in meeting transcripts to the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee before 29 January 2020 should be read as a reference to the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee.

 

The Committee’s remit was amended following resolutions in Plenary on 14 September 2016* and 29 January 2020**.