Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 16 January 2008


David Maclean MP (Chairman)
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods MP
Lord Campbell of Alloway
Michael Jabez Foster MP
Lord Gould of Brookwood
Mr David Kidney MP
Lord Kimball
Countess of Mar
David Simpson MP
Lord Walpole

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

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The Proceedings of Wednesday 12 December 2007 are read.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/3277) on the ground that the instrument fails to comply with proper drafting practice.

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

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

Resolved, That the Report be the Sixth 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 23 January 2008.