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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018

Agenda: Business Motion, United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Portfolio Question Time, UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3, UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill, Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motions, Decision Time


Contents


Parliamentary Bureau Motions

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The next item of business is consideration of five Parliamentary Bureau motions. I ask Joe FitzPatrick, on the behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, to move motion S5M-11164, on committee meeting times; motions S5M-11165 and S5M-11166, on designation of lead committees; and motions S5M-11167 and S5M-11168, on approval of Scottish statutory instruments.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees that, under Rule 12.3.3B of Standing Orders, the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee can meet, if necessary, at the same time as a meeting of the Parliament from 11.40 am to 12 noon on 19 April for the purpose of meeting with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

That the Parliament agrees that the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee be designated as the lead committee in consideration of the legislative consent memorandum in relation to the Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill (UK Legislation).

That the Parliament agrees that the Equalities and Human Rights Committee be designated as the lead committee in consideration of the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill at stage 1.

That the Parliament agrees that the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 (Adult Carers and Young Carers: Identification of Outcomes and Needs for Support) Regulations 2018 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Community Care (Personal Care and Nursing Care) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2018 [draft] be approved.—[Joe FitzPatrick]