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SL/S3/11/06/M

6th Meeting, 2011 (Session 3)

Tuesday 1 March 2011

Present:

Bob Doris (Deputy Convener) Helen Eadie
Alex Johnstone Ian McKee
Jamie Stone (Convener)

Apologies were received from Rhoda Grant, Elaine Smith.

The meeting opened at 2.30 pm.

1. Subordinate legislation: The Committee took evidence on the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/draft); the Scottish Statutory Instruments Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/draft); and the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Savings and Transitional Provisions) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/88) from—

Bruce Crawford MSP, Minister for Parliamentary Business, Elspeth MacDonald, Head of Constitution and Parliamentary Secretariat, Fraser Gough, Scottish Government Legal Directorate, and Al Gibson, Policy Adviser, Constitution and Governance Team, Scottish Government.

2. Subordinate legislation: Bruce Crawford MSP moved S3M-7878— That the Subordinate Legislation Committee recommends that the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/draft) be approved.

The motion was agreed to.

3. Subordinate legislation: Bruce Crawford MSP moved S3M-7880— That the Subordinate Legislation Committee recommends that the Scottish Statutory Instruments Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/draft) be approved.

The motion was agreed to.

4. Subordinate legislation: The Committee considered the following negative instrument—

the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Savings and Transitional Provisions) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/88)

and agreed to make no recommendations on the instrument.

5. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee agreed to take item 10 in private.

6. Draft instruments subject to approval: The Committee agreed to draw the attention of Parliament to the following—

the Public Services Reform (General Teaching Council for Scotland) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/draft);
the Public Services Reform (Agricultural Holdings) (Scotland) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/draft).

7. Instruments subject to annulment: The Committee agreed to draw the attention of Parliament to the following—

the Marine Licensing (Exempted Activities) (Scottish Offshore Region) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/57);
the Road Works (Inspection Fees) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/91);the Additional Support for Learning (Sources of Information) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2011 (SSI 2011/102);

and that no points arose on—

the Personal Injuries (NHS Charges) (Amounts) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/71);
the Reporting of Prices of Milk Products (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/81);
the Milk and Milk Products (Pupils in Educational Establishments) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/82);
the Dairy Produce Quotas (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/83);
the Drinking Milk (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/84);
the Rural Development Contracts (Land Managers Options) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/85);
Act of Sederunt (Fees of Solicitors in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 2011 (SSI 2011/86);
the Official Feed and Food Controls (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/93);
the Healthy Start Scheme (Prescribed Description of Food) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/101);
the Rural Development Contracts (Rural Priorities) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/106);
the Individual Learning Account (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/107);
the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (Devolved Public Bodies and Stipulated Time Limit) and the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (Scottish Public Authorities) Amendment Order 2011 (SSI 2011/113);
the Electricity Act 1989 (Requirement of Consent for Hydro-electric Generating Stations) (Scotland) Revocation Order 2011 (SSI 2011/115);
the Environmental Liability (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/116);
the British Waterways Board (Forth and Clyde and Union Canals) (Reclassification) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/118);
the Building (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/120);
the National Assistance (Sums for Personal Requirements) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/123);
the National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/124);
the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (Transfer of Staff) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/125);
the Edinburgh Tram (Line One) Act 2006 (Extension of Time for Land Acquisitions) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/126);
the Edinburgh Tram (Line Two) Act 2006 (Extension of Time for Land Acquisitions) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/127);
the Sale and Hire of Crossbows, Knives and certain other Articles to Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/129);
the Licensing (Local Licensing Forum) (Scotland) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/130);
the Advice and Assistance and Civil Legal Aid (Special Urgency and Property Recovered or Preserved) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/134);
the Criminal Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/135);
the Town and Country Planning (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/138);
the Bankruptcy Fees (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/142);
the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (National Convener Appeal against Dismissal) Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/143);
the Town and Country Planning (Marine Fish Farming) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/145);
the Disclosure (Persons engaged in the Investigation and Reporting of Crime or Sudden Deaths) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (SSI 2011/146);
the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (Amendment) Order 2011 (SI 2011/234).

8. Instruments not laid before the Parliament: The Committee agreed that no points arose on the following—

the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Commencement No.2) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/111 (C.10));
the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Commencement No.4) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/122 (C.11));
the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 (Commencement No.1, Consequential and Saving Provisions) Amendment Order 2011 (SSI 2011/131);
the Town and Country Planning (Marine Fish Farms Permitted Development) (Scotland) Order 2011 (SSI 2011/144).

9. Instruments not subject to parliamentary procedure: The Committee agreed that no points arose on the following—

the Crofting Counties Agricultural Grants (Scotland) Variation Scheme 2011 (SSI 2011/72).

10. Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee considered the delegated powers provisions in this Bill after Stage 2, and agreed the contents of a draft report.

The meeting closed at 3.19 pm.

Irene Fleming
Clerk to the Subordinate Legislation Committee
Room T2.60
The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 348 5212
Email: irene.fleming@scottish.parliament.uk