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Parliamentary debates and questions

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 08 January 2019

The agenda for the day:

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Instrument subject to Affirmative Procedure, Instrument subject to Approval (Provisional Affirmative), Instruments subject to Negative Procedure, Instrument not subject to Parliamentary Procedure.

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Graham Simpson)

I welcome everyone to the first meeting in 2019 of the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee and wish everyone a happy new year.

Under agenda item 1, it is proposed that the committee takes items 6 and 7—consideration of the delegated powers provisions in the Budget (Scotland) (No 3) Bill and consideration of the legislative consent memorandum in respect of the United Kingdom Fisheries Bill—in private. Does the committee agree to do so?

Members indicated agreement.

Instrument subject to Affirmative Procedure
First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing and Property Chamber (Incidental Provisions) Regulations 2019 [Draft]

The Convener

Under agenda item 2, we have one affirmative instrument to consider, on which no points have been raised. Is the committee content with the instrument?

Members indicated agreement.

Instrument subject to Approval (Provisional Affirmative)
Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Tax Rates and Tax Bands etc) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2018 (SSI 2018/372)

The Convener

Agenda item 3 is consideration of an instrument that is subject to the made affirmative procedure, on which no points have been raised. Is the committee content with the instrument?

Members indicated agreement.

Instruments subject to Negative Procedure

The Convener

Under agenda item 4, no points have been raised on the following negative instruments.

Multilingual Standard Forms (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (SSI 2018/373)
Multilingual Standard Forms (Consequential Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (SSI 2018/374)
Redemption of Heritable Securities (Excluded Securities) (Scotland) Order 2018 (SSI 2018/376)
Scotland Act 1998 (Agency Arrangements) (Specification) (No 2) Order 2018 (SI 2018/1344)

The Convener

Is the committee content with the instruments?

Members indicated agreement.

Instrument not subject to Parliamentary Procedure
Act of Sederunt (Child Support Rules Amendment) (Disqualification) 2018 (SSI 2018/369)

The Convener

Agenda item 5 is consideration of an instrument that is not subject to parliamentary procedure, on which no points have been raised. Is the committee content with the instrument?

Members indicated agreement.

10:05 Meeting continued in private until 10:32.