32nd Report, 2015 (Session 4): Subordinate legislation

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Remit and membership

Remit:

1. The remit of the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee is to consider and report on—

(a) any—

(i) subordinate legislation laid before the Parliament or requiring the consent of the Parliament under section 9 of the Public Bodies Act 2011;

(ii) [deleted]

(iii) pension or grants motion as described in Rule 8.11A.1; and, in particular, to determine whether the attention of the 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;

(d) whether any proposed delegated powers in particular Bills or other legislation should be expressed as a power to make subordinate legislation;

(e) any failure to lay an instrument in accordance with section 28(2), 30(2) or 31 of the 2010 Act; and

(f) proposed changes to the procedure to which subordinate legislation laid before the Parliament is subject.

(g) any Scottish Law Commission Bill as defined in Rule 9.17A.1; and

(h) any draft proposal for a Scottish Law Commission Bill as defined in that Rule.

Membership:

Nigel Don (Convener)
John Mason (Deputy Convener)
Margaret McCulloch
John Scott
Stewart Stevenson

Subordinate Legislation

Instruments considered by the Committee on 26 May 2015

The Committee reports to the Parliament as follows—

1. At its meeting on 26 May 2015, 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 Committee

Education (School Lunches) (Scotland) Regulations 2015 [draft];

Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014 (Ancillary Provision) Order 2015 [draft];

Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014 (Commencement No. 3) Order 2015 (SSI 2015/196 (C.31)).

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee

Registers of Scotland (Voluntary Registration, Amendment of Fees, etc.) Order 2015 [draft].

Health and Sport Committee

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 Amendment Order 2015 [draft].

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee

Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (Modification of Part 1) Regulations 2015 [draft];

Rural Development (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/192);

Rural Payments (Appeals) (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/194).


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