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Business Bulletin No. 19/2003

Thursday 30 January 2003

Section H : New Documents


Subordinate Legislation

Affirmative Instruments

The following instruments were laid in draft before the Parliament on 29 January 2003 for approval by resolution—

The Housing Support Grant (Scotland) Order 2003

laid under section 191(9) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987

The Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (Modification of Enactments) Order 2003

laid under section 30(3) of the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

Other Documents

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 29 January 2003 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Scottish Executive Letter to Convener of Audit Committee: Progress Report on Audit Committee Recommendations (SE/2003/17)

The Housing Support Grant Order 2003-04: Report by Scottish Ministers (SE/2003/18)

laid under sections 191(1) and 192(3) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987

Hospital Cleaning: Report and Executive Summary by the Auditor General for Scotland (AGS/2003/2)

laid under section 22(5) of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

Committee Reports

The following Reports are being published on 30 January 2003—

Audit Committee, 2nd Report 2003: How Government Works in Scotland (SP Paper 753)

Subordinate Legislation Committee, 8th Report 2003: Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 758)

Subordinate Legislation Committee, 9th Report 2003: Delegated Powers Scrutiny: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (SP Paper 759)

Subordinate Legislation Committee, 10th Report 2003: Conference Report: "Smart Tape": Fostering Regulatory Innovation in the 21st Century, Toronto 25 - 27 September 2002 (SP Paper 760)

Local Government Committee, 4th Report 2003: Report on Inquiry into Allotments (SP Paper 761)

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.