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Business Bulletin No. 2/2003

Tuesday 7 January 2003

Section C : Agendas of Committee Meetings

  

Health and Community Care Committee

8 January 2003

1st Meeting, 2003

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in Committee Room 1

1. Items in private: The Committee will consider whether to take items 5 and 6 in private.

2. Mental Health (Scotland) Bill: Order of consideration at Stage 2: Margaret Smith to move (S1M-3724)-That the Health and Community Care Committee consider the Mental Health (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2 in the following order: section 227, sections 1 and 2, schedule 1, sections 3 to 18, schedule 2, sections 19 to 62, sections 64 and 65, section 63, sections 66 to 91, sections 161 to 212, sections 92 to 160, section 213 to 226, sections 228 and 229, schedules 3 and 4, sections 230 and 231.

3. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following affirmative instrument-

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.16) (Scotland) Order 2002, (SSI 2002/544)

4. Mental Health (Scotland) Bill (Day 1): The Committee will consider the Bill at Stage 2.

5. Witness expenses: The Committee will consider two claims under the witness expenses scheme.

6. Inquiry into GM Crops: The Committee will consider a draft Report.

Transport and the Environment Committee

8 January 2003

1st Meeting, 2003

The Committee will meet at 9.30 am in the Chamber

1. Items in private: The Committee will consider whether to take agenda item 7 in private.

2. Building (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the Bill at Stage 2 (Day 2).

3. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments-

The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2002 (SSI, 2002/527)

The Removal and Disposal of Vehicles Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2002 (SSI, 2002/538).

4. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following affirmative instrument-

The Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2003 (draft).

5. Public Petitions: The Committee will consider the following petitions-

PE 346 and PE 369. The Committee will consider a letter from the Minister for Health and Community Care in response to correspondence from the Committee relating to petition PE 346 by Scotland Opposing Opencast and petition PE 369 by the Confederation of UK Coal Producers.

PE 422, PE 430 and PE 454. The Committee will consider letters from CoSLA and Sportscotland in response to correspondence from the Committee on issues relating to petitions PE 422 by Mr James Docherty on protection for school playing fields, PE 430 by Mrs M Glendinning on the sale of school playing fields and PE 454 by Mr Peter Watson on the sale of playing fields.

PE 425 by Mrs Anne-Marie Glashan on planning procedures for telecommunications developments.

PE 508 by Mr Philip Graves on the implementation of Environmental Impact Assessments and PAN 58 guidelines.

PE 517 by Mr Rob Kirkwood on environmental and planning issues relating to water treatment plants.

6. Rail Inquiry: The Committee will consider a motion for the proposed debate at a meeting of the Parliament on the Committee's report on the rail industry in Scotland.

7. Telecommunications Developments: The Committee will consider a paper from the Parliament's Information Centre on a possible approach to the Committee's examination of developments following the publication of its report into telecommunications developments in 2001.

Justice 2 Committee

8 January 2003

1st Meeting, 2003

The Committee will meet at 9.45 am in Committee Room 2

1. Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service Inquiry (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

2. Committee work programme: The Committee will consider its forward programme.

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee

8 January 2003

1st Meeting, 2003

The Committee will meet at 10.00 am in Committee Room 3

1. Inquiry into Tourism (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

Finance Committee

8 January 2003

1st Meeting, 2003

The Committee will meet at 11.30 am in Committee Room 4

1. Commissioner for Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider a draft report.

National Galleries of Scotland Bill Committee

9 January 2003

1st Meeting, 2003

The Committee will meet at 1.30 pm in Committee Room 4

1. Declaration of interests: Members of the committee will be invited to declare any relevant interests.

2. Choice of Convener: The Committee will choose a Convener.

3. Deputy Convener: The Committee will choose a Deputy Convener.

4. Items in private: The Committee will consider whether to take item 5 in private.

5. National Galleries of Scotland Bill: The Committee will consider papers from the clerk to the approach to the Preliminary Stage of the Bill.

 

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