Official Report

 

  • Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 01 September 2020    
    • Attendance

      Convener

      *Bill Bowman (North East Scotland) (Con)

      Deputy convener

      *Stuart McMillan (Greenock and Inverclyde) (SNP)

      Committee members

      *Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)
      Mary Fee (West Scotland) (Lab)
      Gil Paterson (Clydebank and Milngavie) (SNP)

      *attended

      Clerk to the committee

      Andrew Proudfoot

      Location

      The David Livingstone Room (CR6)

       

    • 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • 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.