63Reference of matters to overview and scrutiny committee etc
(1)Section 21A of the Local Government Act 2000 (reference of matters to overview and scrutiny committee etc) is amended as follows.
(2)In subsection (1)(c) omit “in the case of a local authority in England,”.
(3)In subsection (3)—
(a)after “issued” insert “(in the case of a local authority in England)”;
(b)after “Secretary of State” insert “or (in the case of a local authority in Wales) by the Welsh Ministers”.
(4)In subsection (6)(a)—
(a)after “2007” insert “or section 56 of the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011”.
(b)omit “in England”.
(5)In subsection (10), after “local authority” insert “in England”.
(6)After subsection (11) insert—
“(12)In this section “local government matter”, in relation to a member of a local authority in Wales, means a matter which is not an excluded matter and which—
(a)relates to the discharge of any function of the authority, or
(b)affects all or part of the electoral area for which the member is elected or any person who lives or works in that area.
(13)In subsection (12) “excluded matter” means any matter which is—
(a)a local crime and disorder matter within the meaning of section 19 of the Police and Justice Act 2006 (local authority scrutiny of crime and disorder matters), or
(b)a matter of any description specified in an order made by the Welsh Ministers for the purposes of this section.”.