JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
2nd Meeting, Session 1 (1999)
Tuesday 31 August 1999
The meeting opened at 2.04 pm.
The Committee heard evidence from Jim Wallace MSP, Deputy First Minister and Minister for Justice; Angus MacKay MSP, Deputy Minister for Justice; the Lord Hardie, Lord Advocate; Colin Boyd QC, Solicitor General for Scotland.
The Committee was suspended at 4.03 pm and resumed at 4.20 pm.
2. Future Business:
The Committee considered its future business. The Committee agreed to consider Maureen MacMillan's proposal to extend the scope of matrimonial interdicts under the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981 at the third meeting of the Committee and, if possible, to consider Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons' for Scotland Report for 1998-99 at the fourth meeting.
The meeting closed at 4.51 pm.