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SL/S2/07/05/M

5th Meeting, 2007 (Session 2)

Tuesday 6 February 2007

Present:

Janis Hughes Adam Ingram
Dr Sylvia Jackson (Convener) Mr Kenneth Macintosh (Deputy Convener)
Mr Stewart Maxwell Euan Robson

Apologies were received from Murray Tosh.

The meeting opened at 10.31 am.

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

Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill and agreed the terms of its report.

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

Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Bill as amended at Stage 2 and agreed the terms of its report.

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

Transport and Works (Scotland) Bill as amended at Stage 2

and took oral evidence from—

Frazer Henderson, Bill Team Leader
Andrew Brown, Office of the Solicitor to the Scottish Executive
Catherine Wilson, Office of the Solicitor to the Scottish Executive

and agreed the terms of its report.

4.Executive responses: The Committee agreed to raise further points on—

Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005: Draft Guidance for Licensing Boards and Local Authorities, (SE/2007/9)

and to draw the attention of Parliament to the following—

the Prohibition of Fishing with Multiple Trawls (No. 2) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2007, (SSI 2007/13)

the Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2007, (SSI 2007/14)

the Tweed Regulation Order 2007, (SSI 2007/19).

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

the Mental Health (Safety and Security) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2007, (SSI 2007/draft)

the Transfer of Functions, Property, Rights and Liabilities from the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Executive to the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority Order 2007, (SSI 2007/draft).

6. Instruments subject to annulment: The Committee agreed to raise points on—

the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority (Constitution, Membership and Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Amendment Order 2007, (SSI 2007/23)

the Sulphur Content of Liquid Fuels (Scotland) Regulations 2007, (SSI 2007/27)

and that no points arose on—

the Adults with Incapacity (Ethics Committee) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2007, (SSI 2007/22)

the Police Grant (Variation) (Scotland) Order 2007, (SSI 2007/24)

the Police (Injury Benefit) (Scotland) Revocation Regulations 2007, (SSI 2007/28)

the Sex Discrimination (Public Authorities) (Statutory Duties) (Scotland) Order 2007, (SSI 2007/32).

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

the Local Electoral Administration and Registration Services (Scotland) Act 2006 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2007, (SSI 2007/26)

and that no points arose on—

the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2007, (SSI 2007/25)

the Specified Animal Pathogens Amendment (Scotland) Order 2007, (SSI 2007/30)

the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2007, (SSI 2007/31).

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

The meeting closed at 12.12 pm.

Ruth Cooper
Clerk to the Committee
Tel: 0131 348 5212