Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

 

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Statutory instruments due for consideration by the Committee

The Committee intends to consider the following instrument(s) when it next meets:     

European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018

Instruments subject to affirmative procedure

Instruments subject to negative procedure

Abertay University (Scotland) Order of Council 2019 (SSI 2019/163);

A90 Trunk Road (Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route) (Stonehaven to Blackdog) (Prohibitions and Restrictions) Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/166);

A956 Trunk Road (Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route) (Cleanhill to Charleston) (Prohibitions and Restrictions) Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/167);

MotorwaysTraffic (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/168);

Marketing of Horticultural Produce and Bananas (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/169)

Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 (Rural Housing Bodies) Amendment Order 2019 (SSI 2019/172);

Public Procurement etc. (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/173);

Electricity (Applications for Consent and Variation of Consent) (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/176);

Environmental Assessment (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/178);

Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (Modification) Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/179)

Instruments not subject to any parliamentary procedure

 

Secondary legislation related to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act

UK statutory instruments (SIs)

Where the Scottish Government intends to consent to the UK Government laying statutory instruments that include proposals relating to devolved competencies, it will notify the Scottish Parliament to enable the Parliament to scrutinise its intention to consent to such statutory instruments.  Click on the infographic below which shows how the Scottish Parliament scrutinises UK SIs laid at the UK Parliament under the 2018 Act.

A complete list of consent notifications received by the Scottish Parliament in relation to UK statutory instruments can be found by following this link.

Scottish statutory instruments (SSIs)

The Scottish Government also intends to lay Scottish statutory instruments in preparation for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. A protocol has been designed to aid parliamentary scrutiny. This protocol is summarised in the infographic below which shows how the committees of the Scottish Parliament will scrutinise SSIs laid under the 2018 Act.

Details of SSIs laid before the Scottish Parliament under the 2018 Act can be found on our SSI Tracker where they will be annotated as 'Brexit related SSIs'.

Committee Meetings

18th Meeting of the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee Meeting

Date: 18 Meeting, Tuesday 28 May 2019

Location: CR5

The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee will consider:

European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018

Instruments subject to affirmative procedure

Instruments subject to negative procedure

Instruments not subject to any parliamentary procedure

South of Scotland Enterprise Bill

Papers for the 18th Meeting of the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee Tuesday 28 May 2019 (439KB pdf)



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Contact the Committee

Clerk to the Committee: 

Andrew Proudfoot

Email address: 

dplr.committee@parliament.scot

Telephone number: 0131 348 5212

Understanding secondary legislation

Click on the infographic below to learn about the process that takes place starting from when a Scottish statutory instrument (secondary legislation) is laid before Parliament to it being approved in the debating chamber.

                                                                                     

You can also learn more about SSIs and the scrutiny applied to them by having a look at the following:

 

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