61st Report, 2012 (Session 4): Subordinate Legislation

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61st Report, 2012 (Session 4)

Subordinate Legislation

Remit and membership


The remit of the Subordinate Legislation Committee is to consider and report on—


(i) subordinate legislation laid before the Parliament;

(ii) any Scottish Statutory Instrument not laid before the Parliament but classed as general according to its subject matter;

and, in particular, to determine whether the attention of Parliament should be drawn to any of the matters mentioned in Rule 10.3.1;

(b) proposed powers to make subordinate legislation in particular Bills or other proposed legislation;

(c) general questions relating to powers to make subordinate legislation;

(Standing Orders of the Scottish Parliament, Rule 6.11)


Nigel Don (Convener)
Jim Eadie
Mike MacKenzie
Hanzala Malik
John Pentland
John Scott
Stewart Stevenson (Deputy Convener)

Committee Clerking Team:

Clerk to the Committee
Euan Donald

Assistant Clerk
Elizabeth White

Support Manager
Daren Pratt

Subordinate Legislation

The Committee reports to the Parliament as follows—

1. At its meeting on 18 December 2012, the Committee considered the following instruments and determined that it did not need to draw the attention of the Parliament to any of the instruments on any grounds within its remit:

Education and Culture

Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Child Protection Emergency Measures) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/334)

Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Rights of Audience of the Principal Reporter) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/335)

Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Appeals against Dismissal by SCRA) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/337)


Act of Sederunt (Fees of Sheriff Officers) (Amendment) (No. 2) 2012 (SSI 2012/341)

Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Commencement No. 2, Transitory and Transitional Provisions and Appointed Day) Order 2012 (SSI 2012/333 (C.32))

Act of Sederunt (Fees Messengers-at-Arms) (Amendment) (No. 2) 2012 (SSI 2012/340)

Local Government and Regeneration

Town and Country Planning (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/325)

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