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Business Bulletin No. 15/2003

Friday 24 January 2003

Section H : New Documents


Subordinate Legislation

Negative Instruments

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 23 January 2003 and is subject to annulment

The Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (Sponsorship Transitional Provisions) (Scotland) Regulations 2003 (SSI 2003/34)

laid under section 19(5) of the Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002

Other Documents

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 23 January 2003 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Covert Surveillance Draft Code of Practice (SE/2003/7)—

The Use of Covert Human Intelligence Sources Draft Code of Practice (SE/2003/8)—

laid under section 24(4) of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act 2000

The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2003: Report by Scottish Ministers (SE/2003/16)

laid under paragraph 2(3) of schedule 12 to the Local Government Finance Act 1992

Committee Reports

The following Reports are being published on 24 January 2003—

Local Government Committee, 3rd Report 2003: Report on Inquiry into Renewing Local Democracy (SP Paper 748)

Subordinate Legislation Committee, 6th Report 2003: Delegated Powers Scrutiny: Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Bill as amended at Stage 2 (SP Paper 754)

European Documents

Members wishing to see a list of EC/EU documents and legislative proposals received in the Parliament should contact the clerk to the European Committee ( Members are reminded that a complete set of all documents received is held by SPICe and copies can be made available on request. Additionally, SPICe holds a set of Briefing Papers produced primarily for MEPs covering the views of the UK Government on proposals for EC/EU legislation. Finally, the Parliament now receives copies of agendas in advance of each Council of the EU meeting (formerly known as the Council of Ministers) and post-Council reports. These and the Briefing Papers are available to all MSPs and parliamentary staff.