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SL/S2/07/02/M

2nd Meeting, 2007 (Session 2)

Tuesday 16 January 2007

Present: 

Dr Sylvia Jackson (Convener) Mr Kenneth Macintosh (Deputy Convener)
Mr Stewart Maxwell Euan Robson

Apologies were received from Janis Hughes and Murray Tosh.

The meeting opened at 10.30 am.

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

Crofting Reform etc Bill as amended at Stage 2

and agreed the terms of its report. 

2. Delegated powers scrutiny: The Committee considered a response from the Executive to points raised on the delegated powers provisions in the following bill—

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

and agreed the terms of its report. 

3. Legislative consent memorandum: The Committee agreed the terms of its report to the Finance Committee on 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 Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2007, (SSI 2006/draft)

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)

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).

5. Draft instruments subject to approval: The Committee agreed that no points arose on—

the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (Amendment of Specified Authorities) Order 2007, (SSI 2007/draft).

6. Instruments subject to annulment: The Committee agreed to raise points on—
the Police (Injury Benefit) (Scotland) Regulations, (SSI 2006/610)

the Environmental Impact Assessment (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006, (SSI 2006/614)

the Products of Animal Origin (Third Country Imports) (Scotland) Regulations 2007, (SSI 2007/1)

and that no points arose on— 

the Scotland Act 1998 (Agency Arrangements) (Specification) (No. 2) Order 2006, (SI 2006/3248)

the Scotland Act 1998 (Agency Arrangements) (Specification) (No. 3) Order 2006, (SI 2006/3338)

the Public Service Vehicles (Conduct of Drivers, Inspectors, Conductors and Passengers) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2006, (SSI 2006/613). 

7. Inquiry into the regulatory framework in Scotland (in private): The Committee considered its draft report.

The meeting closed at 11.29 am. 

Ruth Cooper
Clerk to the Committee
Tel: 0131 348 5212