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Debates and questions

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 01 September 2020

The agenda for the day:

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Instruments subject to Made Affirmative Procedure, Instruments subject to Affirmative Procedure, Instruments subject to Negative Procedure, Instruments not subject to Parliamentary Procedure.

Decision on Taking Business in Private

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Bill Bowman)

Good morning. I welcome everyone to the 26th meeting in 2020 of the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee.

Under agenda item 1, it is proposed that the committee takes items 7 and 8 in private. Does the committee agree to do so?

Members indicated agreement.

The Convener

Owing to some technical difficulties in connecting, we will reschedule our session with the Minister for Parliamentary Business and Veterans, Graeme Dey, which was to have been agenda item 2.

Instruments subject to Made Affirmative Procedure

Instruments subject to Made Affirmative Procedure

The Convener

Agenda item 3 is consideration of four instruments that are subject to the made affirmative procedure, on which no points have been raised.

Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) (Scotland) Amendment (No 11) Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/241)

Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) (Scotland) Amendment (No 12) Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/251)

Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 10) Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/252)

Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Aberdeen City) Amendment Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/253)

The Convener

Is the committee content with the instruments?

Members indicated agreement.

Instruments subject to Affirmative Procedure

Instruments subject to Affirmative Procedure

The Convener

Agenda item 4 is consideration of three draft affirmative instruments, on which no points have been raised.

Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2020 [Draft]

Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Public Authorities) (Scotland) Order 2020 [Draft]

Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Amendment of Expiry Dates) Regulations 2020 [Draft]

The Convener

Is the committee content with the instruments?

Members indicated agreement.

Instruments subject to Negative Procedure

Instruments subject to Negative Procedure

The Convener

Agenda item 5 is consideration of three negative instruments, on which no points have been raised.

Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland (Practice and Procedure) (No 2) Amendment Rules 2020 (SSI 2020/246)

Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Early Expiry of Provisions) Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/249)

Town and Country Planning (Emergency Period and Extended Period) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/254)

The Convener

Is the committee content with the instruments?

Members indicated agreement.

Instruments not subject to Parliamentary Procedure

Instruments not subject to Parliamentary Procedure

The Convener

Agenda item 6 is consideration of two instruments that are not subject to parliamentary procedure and on which no points have been raised.

Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019 (Commencement No 4 and Saving Provision) Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/245 (C 20))

Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Act 2020 (Commencement) Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/250 (C 21))

The Convener

Is the committee content with the instruments?

Members indicated agreement.

11:01 Meeting continued in private until 11:23.