Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 5 March 2008

Present:

Lord Campbell of Alloway
Lord Dykes
Michael Jabez Foster MP
Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
Mr David Kidney MP
Countess of Mar
Lord Walpole

Mr Allan Roberts, Peter Milledge, Mr Peter Davis and Mr Peter Brooksbank in attendance.

In the temporary absence of the Chairman Mr David Kidney is called to the Chair.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The Proceedings of Wednesday 27 February are read.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Draft Northern Rock plc Compensation Scheme Order 2008 on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Criminal Appeal (Offenders Assisting Investigations and Prosecutions) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2008 (S.R. 2008/23) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the instruments be reported to both Houses.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the Traffic Management Act 2004 (Commencement No.4 and Transitional Provisions) (England) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/1890) be reported to both Houses.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Twelfth Report of the Joint Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to Wednesday 12 March.