Meeting Papers & Official Reports

March 2016

8th Meeting, Wednesday 09 March 2016

Subordinate legislation

Evidence on Conservation of Salmon (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (2016/115); Salmon Carcass Tagging (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (2016/116); Tweed Regulation (Salmon Carcass Tagging) Order 2016 (2016/117); Tweed Regulation (Salmon Conservation) Order 2016 (2016/118)

Subordinate legislation

Consideration of motion S4M-015732 to annul Conservation of Salmon (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (2016/115)

Subordinate legislation

Consider negative instruments

Public petitions

Consider PE01547 on Conservation of Wild Salmon and PE01490 on Control of Wild Goose Numbers

Annual Report

Consider a draft of the Annual Report 2015-16

Legacy Paper (in private)

Consider a draft of its legacy paper

Official Report of meeting 9 March 2016



7th Meeting, Wednesday 02 March 2016

Legacy process

Evidence session with 2 panels of stakeholders

Subordinate legislation

Consider 4 negative instruments

Official Report of Meeting 2 March 2016



February 2016

6th Meeting, Wednesday 24 February 2016

Decision on taking business in private

Consider whether to take item 7 in private, and whether to consider its draft legacy report in private at future meetings

Subordinate legislation

Evidence on the Air Quality (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 [draft] from the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Subordinate legislation

Debate on Air Quality (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 [draft]

Subordinate legislation

Evidence on the Reservoirs (Enforcement etc.) (Scotland) Order 2016 [draft] from the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Subordinate legislation

Debate on Reservoirs (Enforcement etc.) (Scotland) Order 2016 [draft]

Subordinate legislation

Consider 7 negative instruments

SRUC - Scotland's Rural College

Consider correspondence from the SRUC

Official Report of Meeting 24 February 2016



5th Meeting, Wednesday 10 February 2016

Subordinate Legislation

Consider 3 negative instruments

Land Reform (Scotland) Bill

Consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 4)

Papers for meeting 10 February 2016 (446KB pdf)

Official Report of Meeting 10 February 2016



4th Meeting, Wednesday 03 February 2016

Land Reform (Scotland ) Bill

Consider the Bill at Stage 2 (day 3)

Scottish Government's Wildlife Crime in Scotland Annual Report 2014

Consider draft correspondence to the Minister (private)

Official Report of Meeting 3 February 2016



January 2016

3rd Meeting, Wednesday 27 January 2016

Subordinate Legislation

Evidence on SSIs on Marine Protected Areas from Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and Environment

Subordinate Legislation

Debate on motion to annul Inshore Fishing (Prohibition of Fishing and Fishing Methods) (Scotland) Order 2015 (SSI 2015/435)

Subordinate Legislation

Debate on motion to annul South Arran Marine Conservation Order 2015 (SSI 2015/437)

Subordinate Legislation

Evidence on Water Environment (Amendment of Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990: Contaminated Land) (Scotland) Regulations 2016 [draft] from Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Subordinate Legislation

Debate on motion to approve Water Environment (Amendment of Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990: Contaminated Land) (Scotland) Regulations 2016 [draft]

Land Reform (Scotland) Bill

Consider the Bill at Stage  2 (Day 2).

Official Report of Meeting 27 January 2016



2nd Meeting, Wednesday 20 January 2016

Decision on taking business in private

Decision on whether to take item 5 and future correspondence on the Wildlife Crime in Scotland 2014 Annual Report in private.

Subordinate Legislation

Evidence on the Microchipping of Dogs (Scotland) Regulations (draft) from the Cabinet Secretary and Officials

Subordinate Legislation

Debate on motion SM-15056 on approval of Microchipping of Dogs (Scotland) Regulations (draft)

Land Reform (Scotland) Bill 

Consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 1)

Crown Estate

Consider draft letter to the Devolution (Further Powers) Committee

Official Report of Meeting 20 January 2016



1st Meeting, Wednesday 13 January 2016

Decision on taking business in private

Decide whether to take items 4 and 5 in private

Land Reform (Scotland) Bill

Convener to move motion on timetable

Scottish Government's Wildlife Crime in Scotland - 2014 Report

Evidence from stakeholders

Scottish Government's Wildlife Crime in Scotland - 2014 Report

Consider evidence heard earlier in the meeting

Draft Budget Scrutiny 2016-17

Consider a draft report to the Finance Committee

Official Report of Meeting 13 January 2016