Remit and membership
To consider and report on matters relating to the administration
of civil and criminal justice, the reform of the civil and criminal
law and such other matters as fall within the responsibility of
the Minister for Justice, and the functions of the Lord Advocate
other than as head of the systems of criminal prosecution and
investigations of deaths in Scotland.
Pauline McNeill (Convener)
Mr Michael Matheson
Mr Stewart Maxwell (Deputy Convener)
Mrs Margaret Smith
Committee Clerking Team:
Clerk to the Committee
Senior Assistant Clerk
Claire Menzies Smith
The Committee reports to the Parliament as follows—
1. At its 13th Meeting, 2003 (Session 2), the Committee considered
and noted the following negative instrument—
The Victim Statements (Prescribed Offences) (Scotland) Amendment
Order 2003 (SSI 2003/519).
The Committee had no recommendation to make.