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Wales Act 2014

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
David Jones
Wales Office
Baroness Randerson
Wales Office

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons 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 2014

To 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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