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No. 5 Wednesday 2 June 1999

The meeting opened at 2.30 pm .

The meeting was adjourned from 2.37 pm to 2.45 pm .

1. Statement: A statement on the death of Mr Kenny Mcintyre was made by Mr George Reid.

2. Business Motion: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-17—That the Parliament agrees the following business programme—

Wednesday 2 June 1999

S1M-30 Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: That the Parliament agrees that the following draft Orders be considered by the Parliament—

the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedules 4 and 5) Order 1999;
the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Functions Exercisable in or as Regards Scotland ) Order 1999;
the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999;
the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Cross-Border Public Authorities) (Adaptation of Functions etc) Order 1999; and
the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Border Rivers) Order 1999

followed by Debate on the following motions—

S1M-25 Henry McLeish: That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedules 4 and 5) Order 1999, which was laid before the Parliament on 26 May, be approved;
S1M-26 Henry McLeish: That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Functions Exercisable in or as Regards Scotland) Order 1999, which was laid before the Parliament on 26 May, be approved; and
S1M-27 Henry McLeish: That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999, which was laid before the Parliament on 26 May, be approved

5.00 pm Decision Time

Thursday 3 June 1999

2.30 pm Debate on the following motions—

S1M-28 Henry McLeish: That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Cross-Border Public Authorities) (Adaptation of Functions etc.) Order 1999, which was laid before the Parliament on 26 May, be approved; and
S1M-29 Henry McLeish: That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Border Rivers) Order 1999, which was laid before the Parliament on 26 May, be approved

No later than 4.00 pm Debate on the following motion—

S1M-19 Ross Finnie: That the Parliament notes that the Scottish Adjacent Waters Boundaries Order (SI 1999/1126) in no way alters or restricts the freedom of the Scottish fleet to fish consistently with the Common Fisheries Policy of the European Union; from 1 July, the Parliament will be charged with the responsibility of regulating fishing in the newly created Scottish zone of British Fishery Limits and fishing by all Scottish vessels no matter where they fish; consultation will be required with relevant bodies in the preparation of legislation relating to fishing in the Scottish zone

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 8 June 1999

2.30 pm Business Motion

No later than 3.00 pm Motion(s) on the establishment of Committees

followed by Motion on Members' Allowances

5.00 pm Decision Time

Wednesday 9 June 1999

10.30 am Business Motion

followed by Debate(s) on the Consultative Steering Group report and draft Information Strategy

followed by Motion on the Parliamentary Recess (to be taken without debate)

12.30 pm Decision Time

After debate, the motion was agreed to (by division: For 66, Against 46, Abstentions 0).

3. Consideration of SIs: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-30—That the Parliament agrees that the following draft Orders be considered by the Parliament—

the Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedules 4 and 5) Order 1999;
the Scotland Act 1998 (Functions Exercisable in or as Regards Scotland ) Order 1999;
the Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999;
the Scotland Act 1998 (Cross-Border Public Authorities) (Adaptation of Functions etc) Order 1999; and
the Scotland Act 1998 (Border Rivers) Order 1999

The motion was agreed to.

4. Approval of SI: The Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning moved S1M-25—That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedules 4 and 5) Order 1999, which was laid before the Parliament on 26 May 1999 , be approved.

After debate, the motion was agreed to (DT).

5. Approval of SI: The Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning moved S1M-26—That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Functions Exercisable in or as Regards Scotland ) Order 1999, which was laid before the Parliament on 26 May 1999 , be approved.

After debate, the motion was agreed to (DT).

6. Approval of SI: The Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning moved S1M-27—That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999, which was laid before the Parliament on 26 May 1999 , be approved.

After debate, the motion was agreed to (DT).

7. Decision Time: The Parliament took decisions on items 4, 5 and 6 as noted above.

The meeting closed at 5.01 pm.

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