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Measures
Explanatory Notes to Measures

Measures
A Measure is a piece of law made by the Assembly. It has similar effect to an Act of Parliament. The Assembly is able to pass Measures on any ‘matter’ listed in Schedule 5 to the 2006 Act. While a Measure is in progress through the Assembly, it is known as a proposed Measure.

Who can introduce a proposed Measure?
A proposed Measure may be introduced by:
The Welsh Assembly Government;  an Assembly committee; an individual Member, if their name is drawn from a ballot or the Assembly Commission.

Explanatory Notes to Measures

Explanatory notes are prepared to assist the reader with the Measure. The Explanatory notes should be read in conjunction with the Measure but are not part of it.

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