12th Report, 2013 (Session 4): Subordinate Legislation

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12th Report, 2013 (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 19 February 2013, 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:


Budget (Scotland) Act 2012 Amendment Order 2013 [draft]

Health and Sport

Community Care (Personal Care and Nursing Care) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013 [draft]

Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 (Incidental Provision and Commencement No. 4) Order 2013 [draft]

Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 (Commencement No. 3) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/38 (C.3))

National Assistance (Sums for Personal Requirements) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/40)

National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/41)

Infrastructure and Capital Investment

Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Act 2011 (Commencement No. 5 and Transitional Provision) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/19 (C.2))

Tenant Information Packs (Assured Tenancies) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/20)


Act of Sederunt (Messengers-at-Arms and Sheriff Officers Rules) (Amendment) 2013 (SSI 2013/23)

Police Service of Scotland (Promotion) Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/39)

Local Government and Regeneration

Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013 [draft]

Valuation (Postponement of Revaluation) (Scotland) Order 2013 [draft]

Non-Domestic Rates (Levying) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SSI 2013/34)

Non-Domestic Rating (Valuation of Utilities) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2013 (SSI 2013/36)

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment

Water Environment (Drinking Water Protected Areas) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/29)

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Variation of Schedules A1 and 1A) (Scotland) Order 2013 (SSI 2013/31)

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