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Business Bulletin No. 41 / 2004

Friday 5th March 2004

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments

  

New Bills introduced or reprinted on 3 March 2004

Nature Conservation (Scotland) Bill-The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 9A) (Executive Bill)

New Bills introduced or reprinted on 4 March 2004

Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Bill-The Bill was reprinted as passed. (SP Bill 5B) (Executive Bill)

New amendments to Bills lodged on 4 March 2004

Criminal Procedure (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill - Stage 2

Section 5

Margaret Mitchell

63 In section 5, page 9, line 38, leave out from <a> to <his> in line 39 and insert <each legal representative engaged for the purposes of the accused's>

Margaret Mitchell

64 In section 5, page 10, line 3, leave out <solicitor> and insert <legal representative>

Margaret Mitchell

65 In section 5, page 10, line 4, leave out <accused> and insert <person who engaged the representative>

Margaret Mitchell

66 In section 5, page 10, line 6, leave out <solicitor> and insert <representative>

Margaret Mitchell

67 In section 5, page 10, line 16, leave out <solicitor> and insert <legal representative>

Margaret Mitchell

68 In section 5, page 10, line 26, leave out from second <the> to <his> in line 27 and insert <a new legal representative has been engaged, in an equivalent capacity to that of the representative who was dismissed or withdrew, for the purposes of the accused's>

Margaret Mitchell

69 In section 5, page 10, line 29, leave out from second <the> to <his> in line 30 and insert <a new legal representative has not been engaged, in an equivalent capacity to that of the representative who was dismissed or withdrew, for the purposes of the accused's>

Margaret Mitchell

70 In section 5, page 10, line 39, leave out <solicitor engaged by the accused> and insert <legal representative engaged, in an equivalent capacity to the representative who was dismissed or withdrew,>

Margaret Mitchell

71 In section 5, page 10, line 42, at end insert-

<( ) In this section-

"legal representative" means-

(a) a solicitor engaged by the accused for the purposes of his defence;

(b) counsel instructed for the purposes of the accused's defence,

at any part of the proceedings; and

"counsel" includes a solicitor who has a right of audience in the High Court of Justiciary under section 25A (rights of audience in various courts including the High Court of Justiciary) of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 (c.46).".>

After section 13

Michael Matheson

72 After section 13, insert-

<Disclosure of information

After section 255A of the 1995 Act insert-

"Disclosure of information

255B Disclosure of information

(1) This section relates to solemn proceedings.

(2) The prosecutor shall provide to an accused or, if the accused is legally represented to the accused's legal representative-

(a) a written explanation of any material developments in relation to the investigation of the case; and

(b) access to all relevant evidence.

(3) Information referred to in subsection (2)(a) above shall be provided as soon as practicable after such material developments occur.

(4) Access referred to in subsection (2)(b) above shall be provided as soon as reasonably practicable after it becomes available.

(5) In this section-

"the accused's legal representative" means-

(a) the solicitor; or

(b) where the solicitor has instructed counsel for the purposes of the conduct of the accused's case, either the solicitor or that counsel, or both; and

"counsel" includes a solicitor who has a right of audience in the High Court of Justiciary under section 25A (rights of audience in various courts including the High Court of Justiciary) of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 (c.46).".>

Section 14

Margaret Mitchell

73 Leave out section 14

Long Title

Hugh Henry

74 In substitution for amendment 62-

In the long title, page 1, line 5, leave out from first <to> to <proceed;> in line 6

Hugh Henry

75 In substitution for amendment 62-

In the long title, page 1, line 10, after <jurors,> insert <to make new provision as to the procedure where the trial diet does not proceed,>

Michael Matheson

76 In the long title, page 1, line 12, after <issues;> insert <to make provision for the disclosure of information by the prosecutor;>

Margaret Mitchell

77 In the long title, page 1, line 12, leave out from second <to> to <monitored;> in line 14

Nature Conservation (Scotland) Bill - Stage 3

Section 53

Dennis Canavan

1 In section 53, page 32, line 29, leave out <, but not Her Majesty in her private capacity>

 

 

Proposals for Members' Bills

Names marked with an asterisk (*) are new names of support. Proposals that have attracted 11 supporters have those supporters' names shown in bold. The member who lodged such a proposal has the right to introduce a Member's Bill to give effect to that proposal under Rule 9.14 of the Standing Orders.

Chris Ballance: Proposed Green Transport (Scotland) Bill-Proposal for a Bill to require Ministers to provide transport targets and plans aimed at stabilising road traffic at 2001 levels and which reduce climate change emissions and promote socially and environmentally sustainable transport alternatives. (lodged 12 February 2004)

Supported by: Mr Mark Ruskell, Robin Harper, Shiona Baird, Mark Ballard, Eleanor Scott, Patrick Harvie, Frances Curran, Rob Gibson, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Colin Fox, Carolyn Leckie, Tommy Sheridan

 

Rob Gibson: Proposed Heritable Property Succession (Scotland) Bill-Proposal for a Bill to amend the current law of succession to heritable property. (lodged 12 February 2004)

Supported by: Linda Fabiani, Michael Matheson, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Ms Sandra White, Stewart Stevenson, Christine Grahame, Campbell Martin, Eleanor Scott, Chris Ballance, Robin Harper, Mr Mark Ruskell

 

Frances Curran: Proposed School Meals and Snacks (Scotland) Bill-Proposal for a Bill to make provision for nutritional meals and free water in schools under the management of local authorities; to prescribe circumstances in which education authorities must provide free nutritional school meals and milk; to confer powers on the Scottish Ministers to regulate the sale and advertisement of consumable goods on school premises; to make provision for the monitoring of nutritional standards in schools; and to make provision for a complaints procedure for pupils and parents in relation to nutritional standards and the regulation of the sale and advertisement of consumable goods on school premises. (lodged 12 February 2004)

Supported by: Carolyn Leckie, Rosie Kane, Tommy Sheridan, Colin Fox, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Elaine Smith, Chris Ballance, John Swinburne, Mark Ballard, Mr Mark Ruskell, Robin Harper, Dennis Canavan, Dr Jean Turner, Margo MacDonald, Shiona Baird*, Donald Gorrie*

 

 

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