Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee – 3 October 2017

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1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 8, 9, 10 and 11 in private.

2. Social Security (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the delegated powers provisions in the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Jeane Freeman, Minister for Social Security;
Chris Boyland, Legislation Team Leader, Social Security Policy Division;
Fraser Gough, Parliamentary Counsel;
Colin Brown, Senior Principal Legal Officer, Scottish Government.

3. Instruments subject to affirmative procedure: The Committee will consider the following—
Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2017 [draft]; Scotland Act 1998 (Insolvency Functions) Order 2017 [draft]; Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2017 [draft].

4. Instruments subject to negative procedure: The Committee will consider the following—
Agricultural Holdings (Modern Limited Duration Tenancies and Consequential etc. Provisions) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/300); Functions of Health Boards (Scotland) Amendment Order 2017 (SSI 2017/304); Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/310).

5. Instruments not subject to any parliamentary procedure: The Committee will consider the following—
Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement No. 2 and Saving Provision) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/293 (C.21)); Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement No. 6, Transitory and Saving Provisions) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/299 (C.23)).

6. Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016: The Committee will consider motion S5M-07795 relating to the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 (Reporting Procedures) Resolution 2017.

7. Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the delegated powers provisions in this Bill after Stage 2.

8. Draft Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 Remedial Order 2018: The Committee will consider its approach to consideration of the proposed draft Order.

9. Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider further the delegated powers provisions in this Bill at Stage 1.

10. Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the contents of a report to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee.

11. Social Security (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider the evidence it heard earlier in the meeting.

Link to the Scottish Parliament Official Report

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