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Safety on Learner Transport (Wales) Measure 2011

Government proposed Measure - introduced by Ieuan Wyn Jones AM, Deputy First Minister and Minister for the Economy and Transport

About the Proposed Measure

A Measure to make provision about safety on transport provided or otherwise secured by local authorities or governing bodies of maintained schools for the purpose of ensuring the attendance of children at places where they receive education or training; and for connected purposes.

Current Stage

Following agreement by the National Assembly of the text of the proposed Measure, it received Royal Approval on 10 May 2011. The proposed Measure is now a Measure of the National Assembly (a Welsh law).

Record of Passage in the National Assembly for Wales

The following table sets out the dates for each stage of the Measure’s passage through the National Assembly for Wales.

Proposed Safety on Learner Transport (Wales) Measure



  • Proposed Measure introduced

  • Stage 1 - Committee consideration of general principles*

  • Stage 1 - Debate in plenary on general principles

  • Stage 2 - Committee consideration of amendments

  • Stage 3 - Plenary consideration of amendments

  • Stage 4 - Passing of the Measure in Plenary

  • Date of Royal Approval

* undertaken by Legislation Committee No.4

Related Information

On this page you can find further information about this Measure, including Committee correspondence, news items and Business Committee papers.


Proposed Measure and Explanatory Memorandum

  • Stage 1

Consideration and agreement of the general principles of the Measure:

Public Consultation
The Committee has issued a call for evidence on the Proposed Safety on Learner Transport (Wales) Measure, which closed on 5 November 2010.

Stage 1 Committee Report
Legislation Committee No. 4 reported on the general principles of the proposed Measure on 16 December 2010.

Plenary Stage 1 debate
The Assembly agreed to the general principles of the Measure after the Stage 1 debate in plenary on 11 January 2011

  • Stage 2

Detailed consideration of the Measure and any amendments tabled by a committee of Assembly Members:

Stage 2 commenced on 12 January 2011 and concluded on 3 February 2011. Details of tabled amendments are available at:

  • Stage 3

Detailed consideration in Plenary of the Measure and any selected amendments:

Stage 3 commenced on 4 February 2011 and concluded on 22 March 2011. Details of tabled amendments are available at:

  • Stage 4

Passing the final text of the Measure:

The Measure was passed by the Assembly on 22 March 2011.

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