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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 10 February 2021

Agenda: First Minister’s Question Time, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (Malicious Prosecutions), Covid-19 (Local Newspapers), Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motions, Point of Order, Decision Time


Contents


Parliamentary Bureau Motions

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The next item of business is consideration of four Parliamentary Bureau motions—motion S5M-24106 and motion S5M-24107 on approval of Scottish statutory instruments, motion S5M-24108 on a suspension of standing orders and motion S5M-24109 on a variation of standing orders.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees that the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (Scotland) Regulations 2021 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land) Regulations 2021 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that, for the purposes of consideration of the Scottish Budget 2021-22, Rule 5.8.1(a) of Standing Orders be suspended.

That the Parliament agrees that, subject to its agreement to the general principles of the Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill, for the purposes of consideration of the Bill at stage 3, in Rule 9.16.6 of Standing Orders—

(a) the words “or 3” be omitted;

(b) the words “Notice of any amendment at stage 3 shall be given by lodging it with the Clerk no later than 4.30 pm on Monday 8 March 2021.” be inserted at the end.—[Graeme Dey]

The Presiding Officer

The question on those motions will be put at decision time.