Justice Committee


About The Committee

The key role of the Committee is to scrutinise the Scottish Government’s policies and expenditure in relation to justice. This includes:

List: law reform and legal profession; Police and fire and rescue services; Courts and tribunals; Sentencing; Prisons and prisoners; Victims and witnesses; Community safety and human rights.

Committee Meetings

3rd Justice Committee Meeting 2018

Date: 3rd Meeting, Tuesday 23 January 2018

Location: Committee Room 2

Subordinate legislation

Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Human Intelligence Sources - Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2018 [draft]

Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Equipment Interference – Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2018 [draft]

Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Surveillance and Property Interference – Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2018 [draft]

Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Amendment and Transitional Provision) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/435)

Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Act 2011 (Relevant Third Party) Order 2017 (SSI 2017/461)


Briefing from the Scottish Law Commission

Policing in Scotland

Evidence session

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing

Report back from the meeting on 18 January 2018

Work programme

Consideration of forward work programme

Current Business

Committee Reports

Keep up to date

Contact the Committee

Clerk: Peter McGrath

Email: justicecommittee@parliament.scot

Telephone: 0131 348 5047

Guide for Witnesses

Seat in Committee Room

Our guide explains what to expect before, during and after the committee meeting.


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