Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 7 May 2008

Present:

David Maclean MP (Chairman)
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods MP
Mr Peter Bone MP
Lord Campbell of Alloway
Lord Dykes
Mr David Kidney MP
Countess of Mar
Lord Walpole

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

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The Proceedings of Wednesday 30 April 2008 are read.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Companies (Defective Accounts and Directors’ Reports) (Authorised Person) and Supervision of Accounts and Reports (Prescribed Body) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/623) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Income-related Benefits (Subsidy to Authorities) Amendment (No.2) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/695) 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.

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

Resolved, That the Report be the Eighteenth 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.

Resolved, That in future the Committee meets at 3.45pm.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to 14 May.