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Ref: LCO-039

Proposed Official Language Status Legislative Competence Order

David Melding

Pre-ballot Information: Outline Proposed Legislative Competence Order

Outline of proposed Order

The proposed Order would add a Matter, under Field 20 of Schedule 5 of the Government of Wales Act 2006 to provide for the establishment of a Languages Commissioner and to allow provision for Welsh as an official language in Wales.

Pre-ballot Information: Explanatory Memorandum

Policy Objectives of the Proposed Order

The purpose of the Order is to allow the National Assembly for Wales to pass a Measure to establish a Language Commissioner and to give the Welsh language official status in Wales.

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