BUSINESS BULLETIN 80 / 2001
Thursday 17 May 2001
Members should be aware that this afternoon's Stage 1 debate on the Scottish Local Authorities (Tendering) Bill may conclude earlier than the currently scheduled time of 5 pm. Should this prove to be the case, a Parliamentary Bureau motion without notice will be taken to seek Parliament's approval to bring forward Decision Time.
Convention Rights (Compliance) (Scotland) Bill
A Business Motion (S1M-1939) has been lodged (see Section F) to take Stage 3 of the Convention Rights (Compliance) (Scotland) Bill on Wednesday 30 May. If that motion is agreed to by the Parliament, and given that the Office of the Clerk is closed on Friday 25 and Monday 28 May, the deadline for lodging amendments (under Rule 9.10.2A) will be 4.30 pm on Wednesday 23 May.
Amendments for Stage 3 should be lodged with the clerks to the Justice 1 Committee, Lynn Tullis (3.9 CC, x 85246), Alison Taylor (3.11 CC, x 85195) and Jenny Goldsmith (3.11 CC, x 85227). The clerks should be consulted about the wording and admissibility of amendments. Members should refer to Rule 17.4 for instructions on how amendments may be lodged.
PRIVATE BILL PROCEDURE: DETERMINATION BY THE PARLIAMENTARY CORPORATION
The Parliamentary corporation has made the following determination under Rule 9A of the Standing Orders dealing with Private Bills. The determination is reproduced below. The Guidance on Private Bills, incorporating the text of this determination in draft form, was published on 18 April 2001. Copies are available from the Document Supply Centre.
DETERMINATION BY PARLIAMENTARY CORPORATION
The Parliamentary corporation has determined under Rules 9A.1.8 and 9A.6.5(e) the fees payable by promoters and objectors to a Private Bill. In addition the Parliamentary corporation has determined under Rule 9A.2.3(d)(vi) those matters for which promoters will require to give an undertaking to reimburse costs incurred by the Parliamentary corporation during the passage of the Private Bill.
Fees payable by a Promoter of a Private Bill
Fees payable by objectors
On lodging an objection £20
Matters for which Promoters will require to give an undertaking to pay costs incurred by the Parliamentary corporation: