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List of Acts and Measures of the National Assembly For Wales

This is a list of acts and measures of the National Assembly for Wales and acts of Senedd Cymru. It lists measures and acts of the devolved Senedd (Welsh Parliament; Welsh: Senedd Cymru), established in 1999 by the Government of Wales Act 1998 and the law making powers established under the Government of Wales Act 2006. Measures were made between 2007 and 2011 and the assembly gained the power to pass acts following a referendum held in 2011. No Measures can be passed after May 2011[1] but can be repealed or amended. The National Assembly for Wales was renamed to "Senedd Cymru" or the "Welsh Parliament" (or simply "Senedd") in May 2020.

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Measures of the National Assembly for Wales (2007-2011)

2008

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Long title
2008 nawm 1
9 July 2008
A MEASURE of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about arrangements for redress in relation to liability in tort in connection with services provided as part of the health service in Wales; and for connected purposes.
2008 nawm 2
10 December 2008
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the travel of persons receiving primary, secondary or further education or training to and from schools or other places where they receive it; and for connected purposes.

2009

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Long title
2009 nawm 1
13 May 2009
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the entitlement to education of children in the last two years of compulsory schooling and young persons who have not attained the age of nineteen; to make provision as regards the provision by maintained schools and institutions within the further education sector of services related to education; to make provision for the disclosure of curriculum information; and for connected purposes.
2009 nawm 2
10 June 2009
A MEASURE of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about arrangements by local authorities and other authorities in Wales to secure continuous improvement in the exercise of their functions; to make provision for community strategies; and for connected purposes.
2009 nawm 3
15 October 2009
A MEASURE of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the promotion of healthy eating and drinking by pupils in maintained schools in Wales; to provide for the regulation of food and drink provided to pupils in maintained schools by the governing bodies of those schools or local authorities; and for connected purposes.
2009 nawm 4
9 December 2009
A MEASURE of the National Assembly for Wales to establish a Commissioner to investigate complaints about the conduct of Assembly Members and to report to the Assembly on the outcome of such investigation; and for connected purposes.
2009 nawm 5
9 December 2009
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for children to have a right of appeal in respect of special educational needs, and a right to make a claim in respect of disability discrimination in schools, to the Special Educational Needs Tribunal for Wales; to make provision for the following in relation to special educational needs and disability discrimination in schools: advice and information services, arrangements for dispute resolution other than by appeals and claims to the Special Educational Needs Tribunal for Wales, and independent advocacy services; to make provision for piloting of the provisions of Part 1 of this Measure; to make provision about the curriculum in schools in Wales; and for connected purposes.

2010

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2010 nawm 1
10 February 2010
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about contributing to the eradication of child poverty; to provide a duty for local authorities to secure sufficient play opportunities for children; to make provision about arrangements for participation of children in local authority decisions that might affect them; to make provision about child minding and day care for children; to make provision establishing integrated family support teams and boards; to make provision about improving standards in social work for children and persons who care for them; to make provision about assessing the needs of children where their parents need community care services or have health conditions that affect the needs of the children; and for connected purposes.
2010 nawm 2
17 March 2010
A MEASURE of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for and in connection with the imposition and recovery of charges for the provision of non-residential social care services.
2010 nawm 3
11 May 2010
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about imposing a levy in relation to the red meat industry in Wales, and for connected purposes.
2010 nawm 4
21 July 2010
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to establish a National Assembly for Wales Remuneration Board, to transfer to that Board the functions of making determinations in relation to the remuneration of Assembly members, the First Minister, Welsh Ministers, the Counsel General and Deputy Welsh Ministers, and for connected purposes.
2010 nawm 5
10 November 2010
A MEASURE of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for and in connection with the publication and implementation of strategies for the provision of information to, and consultation of, carers.
2010 nawm 6
15 December 2010
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision in relation to community involvement in decisions by local authorities in Wales whether to dispose of playing fields; and for connected purposes.
2010 nawm 7
15 December 2010
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about primary mental health support services; the coordination of and planning for secondary mental health services; assessments of the needs of former users of secondary mental health services; independent advocacy for persons detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and other persons who are receiving in-patient hospital treatment for mental health; and for connected purposes.
2010 nawm 8
15 December 2010
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the destination of proceeds from charges for single use carrier bags; to make provision about targets to be met by local authorities in relation to waste; to make provision about prohibiting or otherwise regulating the deposit of waste in a landfill; to provide for site waste management plans for works involving construction or demolition; and for connected purposes.

2011

Short titleCitationRoyal assent
Long title
2011 nawm 1
9 February 2011
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the official status of the Welsh language in Wales; to provide for a Welsh Language Partnership Council; to establish the Office of Welsh Language Commissioner; to provide for an Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner; to make provision about promoting and facilitating the use of the Welsh language and treating the Welsh language no less favourably than the English language; to make provision about standards relating to the Welsh language (including duties to comply with those standards, and rights arising from the enforceability of those duties); to make provision about investigation of interference with the freedom to use the Welsh language; to establish a Welsh Language Tribunal; to abolish the Welsh Language Board and Welsh language schemes; and for connected purposes.
2011 nawm 2
16 March 2011
A MEASURE of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for and in connection with giving further effect in Wales to the rights and obligations set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child; and for connected purposes.
2011 nawm 3
7 April 2011
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to require the provision of automatic fire suppression systems in new residential premises in Wales.
2011 nawm 4
10 May 2011
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for and in connection with the promotion of, and support for, membership of county and county borough councils; the provision of staff and other resources by county and county borough councils in connection with the councils' democratic services; family absence for members of county and county borough councils; governance arrangements of county and county borough councils; the discharge of functions of county and county borough councils by committees and members; overview and scrutiny committees of county and county borough councils; audit committees of county and county borough councils; communities and community councils; pensions and other payments for members of county and county borough councils, community councils, National Park authorities, and fire and rescue authorities; collaboration in local government; and for connected purposes.
2011 nawm 5
10 May 2011
A MEASURE of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for the suspension of the right to buy under the Housing Act 1985 and related rights; to make further provision about the regulation of registered social landlords and the enforcement action that may be taken against them; to make further provision as regards the insolvency of registered social landlords; and for connected purposes.
2011 nawm 6
10 May 2011
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about safety on transport provided or otherwise secured by local authorities or governing bodies of maintained schools for the purpose of ensuring the attendance of children at places where they receive education or training; and for connected purposes.
2011 nawm 7
10 May 2011
A Measure of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for collaboration between local authorities, governing bodies of maintained schools and further education institutions; to make provision for the federation of maintained schools, the training of governors and clerks to governing bodies of maintained schools and the provision of such clerks; to make provision prohibiting new foundation schools; and for connected purposes.

Acts of the National Assembly for Wales (2011-2020)

2012

Short titleCitationRoyal assent
Long title
2012 anaw 1
12 November 2012
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the use of the English and Welsh languages in proceedings of the National Assembly for Wales and in the discharge of the functions of the Assembly Commission.
2012 anaw 2
29 November 2012
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for the powers of county councils, county borough councils, community councils and other public bodies to make byelaws; the procedure for making byelaws; the enforcement of byelaws; and for connected purposes.

2013

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2013 anaw 1
4 March 2013
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to reform the powers of local authorities and the Welsh Ministers to intervene in the conduct of schools maintained by local authorities that are causing concern; to reform the powers of the Welsh Ministers to intervene in the exercise of education functions by local authorities; to provide for school improvement guidance; to reform the statutory arrangements for the organisation of maintained schools; to provide for Welsh in education strategic plans; to make miscellaneous provision in relation to maintained schools; and for connected purposes.
2013 anaw 2
4 March 2013
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for the production of food hygiene ratings of food business establishments; the display of information about food hygiene ratings; the enforcement of requirements to display information; and for connected purposes.
2013 anaw 3
29 April 2013
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision reforming audit arrangements in Wales; continuing the office of Auditor General for Wales and creating a new body to be known as the Wales Audit Office; providing for the Auditor General for Wales to audit local government bodies in Wales; and for connected purposes.
2013 anaw 4
30 July 2013
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the constitution and functions of the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales; to make various provisions relating to local government; and for connected purposes.
2013 anaw 5
10 September 2013
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision concerning the consent required for the removal, storage and use of human organs and tissue for the purpose of transplantation; and for connected purposes.
2013 anaw 6
4 November 2013
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to reform and restate the law relating to mobile home sites in Wales.
2013 anaw 7
4 November 2013
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for the mapping of active travel routes and related facilities and for and in connection with integrated network maps; for securing that there are new and improved active travel routes and related facilities; for requiring the Welsh Ministers and local authorities to take reasonable steps to enhance the provision made for, and to have regard to the needs of, walkers and cyclists; for requiring functions under the Act to be exercised so as to promote active travel journeys and secure new and improved active travel routes and related facilities; and for connected purposes.

2014

Short titleCitationRoyal assent
Long title
2014 anaw 1
27 January 2014
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the governance of institutions within the further education sector and about the supply of information in connection with the provision of support to students in further or higher education.
2014 anaw 2
27 January 2014
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision in relation to the financial duties of Local Health Boards.
2014 anaw 3
27 January 2014
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for and in connection with the taking of action in relation to horses which are in public places without lawful authority or which are on other land without consent.
2014 anaw 4
1 May 2014
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to reform social services law; to make provision about improving the well-being outcomes for people who need care and support and carers who need support; to make provision about co-operation and partnership by public authorities with a view to improving the well-being of people; to make provision about complaints relating to social care and palliative care; and for connected purposes.
2014 anaw 5
12 May 2014
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the Education Workforce Council (formerly the General Teaching Council for Wales); to extend the registration, qualification and training requirements of the education workforce; to make provision about the determination of school term and holiday dates in Wales; to make provision in connection with appointments to Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education and Training in Wales; and for connected purposes.
2014 anaw 6
30 July 2014
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision in relation to the agricultural sector in Wales; and for connected purposes.
2014 anaw 7
17 September 2014
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to provide for the regulation of private rented housing; to reform the law relating to homelessness; to provide for assessment of the accommodation needs of Gypsies and Travellers and to require local authorities to meet those needs; to make provision about the standards of housing provided by local authorities; to abolish housing revenue account subsidy; to allow fully mutual housing associations to grant assured tenancies; to make provision about council tax payable for empty dwellings; and for other housing purposes.

2015

Short titleCitationRoyal assent
Long title
2015 anaw 1
12 March 2015
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about student fees payable to certain institutions providing higher education; to make provision about the quality of education provided by and on behalf of those institutions and about their financial management; and for connected purposes.
2015 anaw 2
29 April 2015
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision requiring public bodies to do things in pursuit of the economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being of Wales in a way that accords with the sustainable development principle; to require public bodies to report on such action; to establish a Commissioner for Future Generations to advise and assist public bodies in doing things in accordance with this Act; to establish public services boards in local authority areas; to make provision requiring those boards to plan and take action in pursuit of economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being in their area; and for connected purposes.
2015 anaw 3
29 April 2015
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to improve arrangements for the prevention of gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence; to improve arrangements for the protection of victims of such abuse and violence; to improve support for people affected by such abuse and violence; and to require the appointment of a National Adviser on gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
2015 anaw 4
6 July 2015
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about national, strategic and local development planning in Wales; to make provision for certain applications for planning permission and certain other applications to be made to the Welsh Ministers; to make other provision about development management and applications for planning permission; to make provision about planning enforcement, appeals and certain other proceedings; to amend the Commons Act 2006; and for connected purposes.
2015 anaw 5
5 August 2015
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to establish a new body to be known as Qualifications Wales; providing for Qualifications Wales to be able to recognise bodies responsible for awarding certain qualifications in Wales and to approve certain qualifications awarded in Wales and to perform certain other functions; and for connected purposes.
2015 anaw 6
25 November 2015
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for and in connection with a reduction in the number of principal local authorities in Wales and to make other amendments of local government law as it applies in relation to Wales.

2016

Short titleCitationRoyal assent
Long title
2016 anaw 1
18 January 2016
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about tenancies and licences which confer the right to occupy a dwelling as a home, including provision establishing two kinds of contract for the purpose of renting homes; and for connected purposes.
2016 anaw 2
18 January 2016
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for the registration and regulation of persons providing care home services, secure accommodation services, residential family centre services, adoption services, fostering services, adult placement services, advocacy services and domiciliary support services; amending the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 in connection with the regulation of the social services functions of local authorities; for the renaming of the Care Council for Wales as Social Care Wales; for Social Care Wales to provide advice and other assistance to persons providing services involving care and support; for the registration, regulation and training of social care workers; and for connected purposes.
2016 anaw 3
21 March 2016
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to promote sustainable management of natural resources; to provide for targets for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases; to reform the law on charges for carrier bags; to provide for the separate collection of waste, prohibit disposal of food waste to sewers and provide for prohibiting or regulating disposal of waste by incineration; to make provision about several and regulated fisheries for shellfish; to make provision about fees for marine licences; to establish the Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee; and to make minor changes to the law about land drainage and byelaws made by the Natural Resources Body for Wales.
2016 anaw 4
21 March 2016
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision amending certain aspects of the law relating to ancient monuments and listed buildings; to establish a register of historic parks and gardens and a list of historic place names; to establish historic environment records for local authority areas; to establish an Advisory Panel for the Welsh Historic Environment; and for connected purposes.
2016 anaw 5
21 March 2016
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about Local Health Boards and NHS Trusts in Wales establishing nurse staffing levels.
2016 anaw 6
25 April 2016
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to establish the Welsh Revenue Authority; to make provision about the collection and management of devolved taxes; and for connected purposes.

2017

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Long title
2017 anaw 1
24 May 2017
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the taxation of land transactions; to amend the Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Act 2016 (anaw 6) to make provision about counteracting avoidance of devolved taxes; to make other amendments to that Act; and for connected purposes.
2017 anaw 2
3 July 2017
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for a national strategy on tackling obesity; about smoking; for a register of retailers of tobacco and nicotine products; about the handing over of tobacco and nicotine products to persons aged under 18; about the performance of certain procedures for aesthetic or therapeutic purposes; about intimate piercing of children; about health impact assessments; about assessing the local need for pharmaceutical services; about pharmaceutical lists; about assessing the local need for public toilets; about fixed penalty receipts for food hygiene rating offences; and for connected purposes.
2017 anaw 3
7 September 2017
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the taxation of disposals of material as waste by way of landfill; and for connected purposes.
2017 anaw 4
7 September 2017
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about industrial action and trade union activity in relation to the operations of, and services provided by, devolved public authorities.

2018

Short titleCitationRoyal assent
Long title
2018 anaw 1
24 January 2018
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for the abolition of the right to buy, the right to acquire and associated rights; and for connected purposes.
2018 anaw 2
24 January 2018
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to reform the law on education and training for children and young people with additional learning needs; and to continue the Special Educational Needs Tribunal for Wales and to rename it the Education Tribunal for Wales.
2018 anaw 3
6 June 2018
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for the operation in relation to Wales of law derived from the European Union relating to subjects devolved to the Assembly, in connection with the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.
2018 anaw 4
13 June 2018
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the regulation of registered social landlords by the Welsh Ministers and local authorities.
2018 anaw 5
9 August 2018
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the minimum price for which alcohol is to be supplied in Wales by certain persons; and for connected purposes.

2019

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Long title
2019 anaw 1
30 January 2019
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for the funding by the Welsh Ministers of childcare for children of working parents; and for connected purposes.
2019 anaw 2
15 May 2019
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales prohibiting persons from requiring certain payments to be made or certain other steps to be taken in consideration of the grant, renewal or continuance of a standard occupation contract, or pursuant to a term of a standard occupation contract; to make provision about holding deposits and in relation to requirements to publicise certain fees charged by letting agents; and for connected purposes.
2019 anaw 3
22 May 2019
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about the office of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales; to make provision about the functions of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales; to make provision about compensation; and for connected purposes.
2019 anaw 4
10 September 2019
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to promote the accessibility of Welsh law; to provide for the interpretation and operation of Welsh legislation; and for connected purposes.

2020

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2020 anaw 1
15 January 2020
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to rename the National Assembly for Wales, to extend the right to vote in Senedd elections, to amend the law relating to disqualification from membership of the Senedd, to make provision regarding oversight of the work of the Electoral Commission, to make miscellaneous changes to the law relating to the government of Wales and for related purposes.
2020 anaw 2
26 February 2020
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to amend the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 to make provision about indemnities in respect of expenses and liabilities arising in connection with the provision of health services.
2020 anaw 3
20 March 2020
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to abolish the common law defence of reasonable punishment in relation to corporal punishment of a child taking place in Wales; and for connected purposes.

Acts of Senedd Cymru (2020-present)

2020

Short titleCitationRoyal assent
Long title
2020 asc 1
1 June 2020
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make provision for a duty to secure improvement in the quality of health services provided under or by virtue of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006; for a duty of candour in respect of health services provided by or for NHS bodies; for the Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales; about the constitution of NHS trusts; and for connected purposes.[a]
2020 asc 2
7 September 2020
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales to make it an offence to use wild animals in travelling circuses; and to make miscellaneous changes to the licensing of circuses and dangerous wild animals.[a]
  1. ^ a b Despite being Acts of Senedd Cymru, the long titles to the Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Act 2020 and the Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Act 2020 erroneously refer to themselves as Acts of the National Assembly for Wales.

2021

Short titleCitationRoyal assent
Long title
2021 asc 1
20 January 2021
An Act of Senedd Cymru to make provision about local government; local government finance; local government elections; electoral registration and electoral administration; and for connected purposes.
2021 asc 2
16 March 2021
An Act of Senedd Cymru to provide for measures relating to protection against coronavirus to apply to Senedd Cymru elections and local government elections.
2021 asc 3
7 April 2021
An Act of Senedd Cymru to make provision about security of occupation under the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016; to make miscellaneous provision relating to occupation contracts; and for connected purposes.
2021 asc 4
29 April 2021
An Act of Senedd Cymru to establish a new framework for a curriculum for pupils of compulsory school age at maintained schools and pupil referral units, for children of compulsory school age for whom education is otherwise arranged by local authorities, for pupils at maintained nursery schools and for certain other children for whom nursery education is provided; to make provision about progression and assessment in connection with a curriculum for those pupils and children; to make provision about a curriculum for pupils above compulsory school age at maintained schools; and for connected purposes.

References

  1. ^ "Referendum on law-making powers of the National Assembly for Wales". Archived from the original on 2011-03-11. Retrieved .

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