Wales Act 2014
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- Royal Assent 17 December, 2014 | 17.12.2014
Act of Parliament
|Bill 128 2014-15, Lords Amendments to the Wales Bill | PDF version, 80KB||26.11.2014|
Latest news on the Wales Act 2014
Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 17 December. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).
Summary of the Wales Act 2014To make provision about elections to and membership of the National Assembly for Wales; to make provision about the Welsh Assembly Government; to make provision about the setting by the Assembly of a rate of income tax to be paid by Welsh taxpayers and about the devolution of taxation powers to the Assembly; to make related amendments to Part 4A of the Scotland Act 1998; to make provision about borrowing by the Welsh Ministers; to make miscellaneous amendments in the law relating to Wales; and for connected purposes.
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