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Agriculture (Wales) Bill

Purpose of the consultation

The Economy, Trade and Rural Affairs Committee is undertaking Stage 1 scrutiny of the general principles of the Agriculture (Wales) Bill (the Bill). To help inform its scrutiny, the Committee asked for views on the general principles of the Agriculture (Wales) Bill and the need for legislation to deliver the stated policy intention.


The individual Parts of the Bill were asked to be considered when coming to a view on this:


>>>Part 1: Sustainable Land Management

>>>Part 2: Support for agriculture etc.

>>>Part 3: Matters relating to agriculture and agricultural products

>>>Part 4: Forestry

>>>Part 5: Wildlife

>>>Part 6: General

>>>Any potential barriers to the implementation of the Bill’s provisions and whether the Bill takes account of them (including the UK Internal Market Act 2020 and any international law);

>>>The appropriateness of the powers in the Bill for Welsh Ministers to make subordinate legislation (as set out in Chapter 5 of Part 1 of the Explanatory Memorandum);

>>>Whether there are any unintended consequences arising from the Bill; and

>>>The financial implications of the Bill (as set out in Part 2 of the Explanatory Memorandum).



The deadline for submissions to this inquiry was Friday 11 November 2022.

Supporting documents

Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Telephone: 0300 200 6565