2016 Justice Committee Papers and Official Reports

December 2016

13th Meeting, Tuesday 20 December 2016

Draft Budget Scrutiny 2017-18

Evidence from the Lord Advocate

Inquiry into the role and purpose of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Evidence from HM Inspector of Prosecution in Scotland

Subordinate legislation

Lyon Court and Office Fees (Variation) (Devolved Functions) Order 2016 (SSI 2016/390)

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing

Report back from the Sub-Committee meeting on 15 December 2016

Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (possibly in private)

Consideration of approach to Stage 1 scrutiny

Work programme (possibly in private)


Official Report of Meeting 20 December 2016



12th Meeting, Tuesday 13 December 2016

Draft Budget Scrutiny 2017-18

Evidence from Auditor General for Scotland

Inquiry into the role and purpose of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Evidence on health and safety prosecutions

Criminal Finances Bill (UK Parliament legislation)

Approach to consideration of a legislative consent memorandum

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing

Report back from Sub-Committee meeting on 8 December 2016


Official Report of Meeting 13 December 2016



November 2016

11th Meeting, Tuesday 29 November 2016

Subordinate legislation

Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2016 [draft]

Subordinate legislation

Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 (Conservation Bodies) Amendment Order 2016 (SSI 2016/371)

Inquiry into the role and purpose of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Evidence session

Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (possibly in private) 

Approach to scrutiny of the Bill at Stage 1

Official Report of Meeting 29 November 2016



10th Meeting, Tuesday 22 November 2016

Subordinate legislation

Home Detention Curfew Licence (Amendment) (Scotland) Order 2016 [draft] 

Air Weapons Licensing (Exemptions) (Scotland) Regulations 2016 [draft]

Subordinate legislation

Justices of the Peace (Training and Appraisal) (Scotland) Order 2016 (SSI 2016/329)

Court Fees (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Order 2016 (SSI 2016/332)

Upper Tribunal for Scotland (Rules of Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/333) 

Tenant Information Packs (Assured Tenancies) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2016 (SSI 2016/334)

First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing and Property Chamber (Procedure) Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/339)

Inquiry into the role and purpose of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Evidence session

Policing and Crime Bill (UK Parliament legislation) (possibly in private)

Consideration of a draft report

Work programme (possibly in private)


Official Report of Meeting 22 November 2016



9th Meeting, Tuesday 15 November 2016

Subordinate legislation

Home Detention Curfew Licence (Amendment) (Scotland) Order 2016 [draft] 

Subordinate legislation

Community Justice Outcomes Improvement Plan and Performance Report (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/309)

Act of Sederunt (Fees of Solicitors and Shorthand Writers in the Court of Session, Sheriff Appeal Court and Sheriff Court Amendment) 2016 (SSI 2016/316)

Inquiry into the role and purpose of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Evidence session

Work programme (possibly in private)


Official Report of Meeting 15 November 2016



8th Meeting, Tuesday 01 November 2016

Subordinate legislation 

Sheriff Court Simple Procedure (Limits on Award of Expenses) Order 2016 [draft]

Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (Relevant Officer and Consequential Provisions) Order 2016 [draft]

Maximum Number of Judges (Scotland) Order 2016 [draft]

Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/290)

Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/317)

The future of British Transport Police in Scotland

Round-table evidence session

Inquiry into the role and purpose of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Evidence session

Official Report of Meeting 1 November 2016



October 2016

7th Meeting, Tuesday 25 October 2016

Inquiry into the role and purpose of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Evidence session

Consideration of  potential witnesses (possibly in private)

Draft Budget 2017-18 (possibly in private)

Consideration of approach to scrutiny

Official Report of Meeting 25 October 2016



6th Meeting, Tuesday 04 October 2016

Subordinate legislation

Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2016 [draft]

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (Framework) Order 2016 (SSI 2016/249) 

Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/257)

Act of Sederunt (Simple Procedure) 2016 (SSI 2016/200) 

Act of Sederunt (Lay Representation for Non-Natural Persons) 2016 (SSI 2016/243)

Investigatory Powers Bill (UK Parliament legislation) (possibly in private)

Consideration of a draft report

Work programme (possibly in private)

Consideration of future work

Official Report of Meeting 4 October 2016



September 2016

5th Meeting, Tuesday 27 September 2016

Subordinate legislation

Consideration of nine SSIs implementing the Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014

Investigatory Powers Bill (UK Parliament legislation)

Consideration of a legislative consent memorandum 

Public petitions

Review of five current petitions

Official Report of Meeting 27 September 2016



4th Meeting, Tuesday 13 September 2016

Appointment of European Union Reporter

Choice of member to appoint as EU Reporter

Inquiry into the role and purpose of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (possibly in private)

Consideration of approach to the inquiry

Official Report of Meeting 13 September 2016



3rd Meeting, Tuesday 06 September 2016

Work programme (possibly in private)

Official Report of Meeting 6 September 2016



June 2016

2nd Meeting, Tuesday 28 June 2016

Declaration of interests

Mary Fee.

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland Assurance Review of Police Scotland's Counter Corruption Unit

Evidence from HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland

Subordinate legislation

Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Prescribed Police Stations) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/187)

Air Weapons Licensing (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (SSI 2016/188)

Investigatory Powers Bill (UK Parliament legislation)

Initial approach to legislative consent memorandum

Policing and Crime Bill (UK Parliament legislation)

Initial approach to legislative consent memorandum

Work programme (possibly in private)

Consideration 

Official Report of Meeting 28 June 2016



1st Meeting, Tuesday 14 June 2016

Declaration of interests

Members of the Committee will be invited to declare any relevant interests.

Choice of Convener

The Committee will choose a Convener.

Choice of Deputy Convener

The Committee will choose a Deputy Convener.

Work programme

The Committee will consider its approach to developing its work programme.

 

Official Report of Meeting 14 June 2016



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