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Debates and questions

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 18 August 2020

The agenda for the day:

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

Decision on Taking Business in Private

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Bill Bowman)

Good afternoon. I welcome everyone to the 24th meeting in 2020 of the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee. We have apologies from three of our members—Gordon Lindhurst, Mary Fee and Gil Paterson—and I welcome Tom Arthur and Brian Whittle, who join us as substitutes.

Under agenda item 1, it is proposed that the committee takes items 6 to 10 in private, as those items involve consideration of reports that will be published once they have been agreed. Does the committee agree to do so?

Members indicated agreement.

Instruments subject to Made Affirmative Procedure

Instruments subject to Made Affirmative Procedure

The Convener

Agenda item 2 is consideration of two instruments that are subject to the made affirmative procedure, on which no points have been raised.

Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 8) Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/235)

Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) (Scotland) Amendment (No 10) Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/236)

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

International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2020 [Draft]

Rent Arrears Pre-Action Requirements (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 [Draft]

Scottish Parliament (Disqualification) Order 2020 [Draft]

The Convener

Is the committee content with the instruments?

Members indicated agreement.

Instrument subject to Negative Procedure

Instrument subject to Negative Procedure
Scottish Local Government Elections Amendment Order 2020 (SSI 2020/239)

The Convener

Agenda item 4 is consideration of a negative instrument, on which no points have been raised. Is the committee content with the instrument?

Members indicated agreement.

Instrument not subject to Parliamentary Procedure

Instrument not subject to Parliamentary Procedure
Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014 (Commencement No 6) Order 2020 (SSI 2020/237 (C 18))

The Convener

Agenda item 5 is consideration of an instrument that is not subject to parliamentary procedure and on which no points have been raised. Is the committee content with the instrument?

Members indicated agreement.

12:32 Meeting continued in private until 12:59.