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LCO on Additional Learning Needs receives Royal approval, 09/04/08 [W]

The first Legislative Competence Order transferring law making powers to Wales has received Royal assent.The first Legislative Competence Order transferring law making powers to Wales has received Royal assent.

The new powers will allow the Welsh Assembly Government to bring forward Welsh laws, called Assembly Measures, on Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision. The law making powers are the first to be transferred to the Assembly since the Government of Wales Act was passed in 2006 using this new process.

Further information on the Legislative Competence Order is available on the National Assembly for Wales website.

Click here for further information on the Policy Making process in the National Assembly for Wales.