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Legislative programme

The Welsh Legislative Programme is announced by the First Minister following the election of a new Welsh Government.

Its legislative priorities and aspirations are outlined for its 5 year term and are updated annually.

The Legislative Programme consists of the laws being developed and proposed by the Welsh Government to help deliver the programme for government. It comprises Assembly Bills, as well as White Papers and Draft Bills for consultation.

The Legislative Programme is outlined in an annual statement by the First Minister (external website).

Among the areas announced on 12th July 2011 that Bills will address are: