Legislative Consent Memorandums

 

Legislative consent memorandums with the Justice Committee

Legislative consent memorandum process

The legislative consent memorandum process is the mechanism for the Scottish Parliament to give its consent to the UK Government to legislate in the UK Parliament on matters which are within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament. 

Investigatory Powers Bill

The Committee considered its approach to the LCM on the Investigatory Powers Bill at its meeting on 28 June 2016 and agreed to issue a call for written evidence. The closing date for submissions was Friday 12 August 2016.

Correspondence

Committee Report

Policing and Crime Bill

The Committee considered its approach to the LCM on the Policing and Crime Bill at its meeting on 28 June 2016 and agreed to issue a call for written evidence. The closing date for submissions was Friday 12 August 2016.

Criminal Finances Bill

The Committee considered its approach to the LCM on the Criminal Finances Bill at its meeting on 13 December 2016 and agreed to issue a call for written evidence.  The closing date for submissions was Tuesday 10 January 2017.

Correspondence

Committee Report

Supplementary LCM

Following amendments to the Bill, a supplementary LCM was lodged on 30 March 2017. The Committee considered this supplementary LCM at its meeting on 25 April 2017.

Committee Report