We are seeking your views on proposals to improve the accessibility and statutory interpretation of Welsh law set out in the Draft Legislation (Wales) Bill.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
12 June 2018
Consultation launched:

Consultation description

The causes of inaccessibility of the law and the effect that has on individuals, businesses and wider society are well understood.

We are consulting on proposals to:

  • improve the accessibility of Welsh law, and
  • provide for ┬ámodern and bilingual interpretation of Welsh law.

Consultation documents

Consultation document

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Draft Legislation (Wales) Bill

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155 KB
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Welsh language translation of the words and expressions in Schedule 1 of the Interpretation Act 1978

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Regulatory impact assessment

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Welsh language impact assessment

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364 KB
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Equality impact assessment

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328 KB
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Children's rights impact assessment

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550 KB
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How to respond

Submit your comments by 12 June 2018, in any of the following ways:

Online form

Post

Download the response form

Complete and return to:

Office of the Legislative Counsel
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ