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SL/S2/07/1/M

1st Meeting, 2007 (Session 2)

Tuesday 9 January 2007

Present:

Mr Adam Ingram Dr Sylvia Jackson (Convener)
Mr Kenneth Macintosh (Deputy Convener) Euan Robson
Murray Tosh  

Apologies were received from Janis Hughes and Mr Stewart Maxwell.

The meeting opened at 10.30 am.

1. Delegated powers scrutiny: The Committee considered the delegated powers provisions in the following bill—

Criminal Proceedings etc (Reform) (Scotland) Bill as amended at Stage 2

The Committee agreed to seek further clarification from the Executive on section 43 of the Bill.

2. Legislative consent memorandum: The Committee agreed that it was content with the powers to make subordinate legislation conferred on Scottish Ministers in the Further Education and Training Bill.

3. Legislative consent memorandum: The Committee agreed to raise points with the Executive on the powers to make subordinate legislation conferred on Scottish Ministers in the Statistics and Registration Service Bill.

4. Executive responses: The Committee agreed to draw the attention of Parliament to the following—

the Scottish Local Government Elections Order 2007, (SSI 2006/draft)

the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2006, (SSI 2006/599).

5. Draft instruments subject to approval: The Committee agreed to raise points on—

the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2007, (SSI 2006/draft)

and that no points arose on—

the Conservation (Natural Habitats &c.) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2007, (SSI 2006/draft)

the Scottish Parliament (Disqualification) Order 2007, (SI 2006/draft).

6. Instruments subject to annulment: The Committee agreed to draw the attention of Parliament to the following—

the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006, (SSI 2006/601)

to raise points on—

the Prohibition of Fishing with Multiple Trawls (No. 2) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2006, (SSI 2006/602)

the Teachers’ Superannuation (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2006, (SSI 2006/605)

the Welfare of Animals (Transport) (Scotland) Regulations 2006, (SSI 2006/606)

and that no points arose on—

the Personal Injuries (NHS Charges) (General) (Scotland) Regulations 2006, (SSI 2006/592)

the Personal Injuries (NHS Charges) (Reviews and Appeals) (Scotland) Regulations 2006, (SSI 2006/593)

the Local Government (Discretionary Payments And Injury Benefits) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006, (SSI 2006/609).

7. Instruments not laid before the Parliament: The Committee agreed to raise points on—

the Registration of Births, Still-births, Deaths and Marriages (Prescription of Forms and Errors) (Scotland) Regulations 2006, (SSI 2006/598)

the National Health Service (Functions of the Common Services Agency) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Order 2006, (SSI 2006/603)

and that no points arose on—

the Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2006, (SSI 2006/607)

the London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Act 2006 (Commencement) (Scotland) Order 2006, (SSI 2006/611).

The meeting closed at 11.05 am.

Ruth Cooper
Clerk to the Committee
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