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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Meeting of the Parliament

Vol 1, No 20 Session 2

Thursday 18 September 2003

 
 

The meeting opened at 9:30 am.

1. Rising to the Challenge of Improving Scotlandís Health: The Parliament debated the subject of Rising to the Challenge of Improving Scotlandís Health.

2. First Ministerís Question Time: Questions were answered by the First Minister (Mr Jack McConnell).

3. Question Time: Questions were answered by the Scottish Ministers and junior Scottish Ministers.

4. Rising to the Challenge of Improving Scotlandís Health: The Parliament continued its debate on the subject of Rising to the Challenge of Improving Scotlandís Health.

5. Memberís Business: The Parliament debated S2M-74 in the name of Mr Mark RuskellóThat the Parliament considers that there should be a halt to the introduction of terrestrial trunked radio (TETRA) masts throughout Scotland until such time as (a) safety standards specifically relating to TETRA technology are drawn up and (b) TETRA masts and equipment are fully tested against such standards and any adverse health effects identified and made public.

The meeting closed at 5.46 pm.

P E Grice

Clerk of the Parliament

18 September 2003

Appendix

(Note: this Appendix does not form part of the Minutes)

Subordinate Legislation

Affirmative Instruments

The following instrument was laid in draft before the Parliament on 18 September 2003 for approval by resolution

The Draft Victim Statements (Prescribed Courts) (Scotland) Order 2003

laid under section 88(2) of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the Parliament on 18 September 2003 and are subject to annulmentó

The Smoke Control Areas (Exempt Fireplaces) (Scotland) Order 2003 (SSI 2003/436)

laid under section 63 of the Clean Air Act 1993

The Food (Star Anise from Third Countries) (Emergency Control) (Scotland) Revocation Order 2003 (SSI 2003/437)

laid under section 48(3) of the Food Safety Act 1990

The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2003 (SSI 2003/438)

laid under section 88(1) of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003

The Victimsí Rights (Prescribed Bodies) (Scotland) Order 2003 (SSI 2003/440)

laid under section 18(1) of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003

The Victim Statements (Prescribed Offences) (Scotland) Order 2003 (SSI 2003/441)

laid under section 14(2) of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003

 

Committee Reports

The following report was published on 18 September 2003

Health Committee, 3rd Report 2003 (Session 2): Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 18)


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