Welsh public law

Autumn Statement 2016: What this means for Welsh Infrastructure

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Our experts share their views on the 2016 Autumn Statement announced today. More …

Human Transplantation Bill

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Welsh Assembly Ministers tabled the Bill to introduce a "soft opt-out" system for consent to deceased organ and tissue donation in Wales, under which consent to donation will be deemed to have been given unless an individual objects during his or her lifetime. If the Bill is passed by the Welsh assembly it could come into force by 2015. More …

Supreme Court judgement: Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Act 2012

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This is the effect of the Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Act 2012, the first Act of the National Assembly for Wales. Although the Act is now law and gained Royal Assent on 29 November 2012, the main provisions of the Act will only come into force when the Welsh Ministers decide. And when that does happen, councils in Wales will be able to make certain byelaws without the need for the Welsh Ministers or a Secretary of State to approve them. More …