Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

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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>

 

News

<news>The next Senedd election is scheduled for 6 May. In recognition of the need to ensure a level playing field for all candidates during the election period, all committee activity will cease with effect from 7 April (except very limited activity in relation to urgent subordinate legislation or the provisions of Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Act 2021). New committees are expected to be established before summer 2021 – information will be published on this website</news><link>https://senedd.wales/senedd-business/committees/</link>

<news> The Committee published its Fifth Senedd Legacy Report on 31 March 2021</news><link>https://senedd.wales/media/eccmngfv/cr-ld14319-e.pdf</link>

 

 

Current Work

 

 

Transcripts

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Work Completed by the Committee

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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**.