Arrangements for next month's cops and criminal activity elections in Wales have been known as a "shambles" after it appeared an approximated £350,000 value of ballots documents are likely to be destroyed.
Peers accepted programs to create multilingual ballots in both Welsh and British on Thursday, 48 time before a due date for delivering out mailing ballots in Wales.
Ballots published only in British will now have to be tossed away.
Labour said countless numbers had been invested on "creating spend paper".
But ministers said it was not unmatched for identical legal purchases to be accepted soon before elections and the same had occurred in the run-up to this years common selection.
Voters will go to the forms across Britain and Wales on 15 Nov to opt cops and criminal activity commissioners to substitute current hired cops govt bodies.
Ministers said they were dedicated to guaranteeing "full parity" between British and Welsh dialects on poll documents in Wales.
But Labor and Checked Cymru said it was absurd that the issue had come to Parliament for acceptance so delayed in the day and that ministers had originally designed to search for their acceptance in May.
"With the moving of this purchase, enabling the use of multilingual poll documents, the British poll documents already printed will be tossed away - £350,000 invested on developing spend document," said Labor fellow Master Touhig.
Lib Dem fellow Master Roberts said it was "a shambolic way" to perform any kind of selection. "The poll documents are expected to be going out within the next 48 time," he said. "It is beyond my understanding."
For the govt, Master Taylor said the price of the poll documents would be met from the £75m funds for the elections.
Earlier, at a conference of the Third Assigned Regulation Panel, monitoring reverend Damian Natural said that 2.3 thousand British terminology only poll documents would be "dealt with securely".