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BUSINESS BULLETIN 13 / 2000

Tuesday 25 January 2000

Section A – Daily Business List

 

 

Meetings of Committees

All meetings take place in Committee Chambers, Edinburgh unless otherwise indicated.

 

Justice and Home Affairs Committee

3rd Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in the Chamber, Assembly Hall, the Mound

1. Declaration of Interests: Michael Matheson MSP

2. Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 2).

Note: the Committee will adjourn for lunch and resume at 3.00 pm.

 

Subordinate Legislation Committee

3rd Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 11.15 am in Committee Room 3

1. Executive Responses: The Committee will consider the response from the Executive to points raised on the following instrument—

The Shetland Islands Regulated Fishery (Scotland) Order 1999, (SSI 1999/194)

2. Draft Instruments:

The Census (Scotland) Order 2000, (SSI 2000/draft)

The Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provisions) (Appropriations) Amendment (Scotland) Order 2000, (SSI 2000/draft)

3. Negative Instruments:

The Seeds (Fees ) (Scotland) Regulations 2000, (SSI 2000/1)

The Sea Fishing (Enforcement of Community Control Measures) (Scotland) Order 2000, (SSI 2000/7)

The Potatoes Originating in Egypt (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2000, (SSI 2000/8)

4. Delegated Legislation: The Committee will consider proposed powers to make subordinate legislation in the following Bill—

The Budget (Scotland) Bill

 

Audit Committee

2nd Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 3

1. Determination of Accounting Policies: Consideration of memorandum from the Minister for Finance on the determination of accounting policies.

2. Future Work Programme: The Committee will consider its future work programme.

 

Education, Culture and Sport Committee

3rd Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 1

1. Standards in Scotland's Schools etc, Bill: The Committee will consider the timetable for Stage 1 consideration of the Bill, and further evidence.

2. Update on Committee Business: The Committee will be updated on business in its current work programme.

3. National Arts Companies Inquiry (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

 

European Committee

2nd Meeting, 2000

The Committee will meet at 2.00 pm in Committee Room 2

1. Forward Work Programme: The Committee will discuss the finalisation of the forward work programme for January 2000 to June 2001.

2. Scrutiny of European Documentation: The Committee will consider-

Documents received since 1 December 1999

Consideration of the report to the Committee Clerk from the Clerk to the Rural Affairs Committee on SP 377 (EC Ref 11025/99, COM(99) 437 final), "Proposal for a Council Directive amending Directive 93/53/EEC introducing minimum Community measures for the control of certain fish diseases"

Consideration of the report to the Committee Clerk from the Clerk to the Transport and Environment Committee on SP 422 (EC Ref 11156/99, SEC(99) 1302 final), "European Commission Recommendation on a classification system for solid radioactive waste"

3. Convener's Report: The Convener will report to the Committee on-

Role and tasks of a European Committee reporter

Work programme of the Portuguese Presidency

European Commission White Paper on Food Safety

 
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